In the course for saving on electricity bills people have started to use solar power panels but the issue of saving money cannot be really dealt with till one knows how to get their solar panel. The first thing to consider is the price. Do not go for something simply because it is cheap and this does not mean that you go for something that is too dear. There are factors that will help you determine if you are getting a fair price or not and these are size, durability, product certification and brand.
What are your needs? : Before you get the energy from solar power panels it is important that you calculate the amount of energy you use daily. Different solar panels have different watts and the calculation you do will help you get the one that meets your daily energy needs. There are actually two types of panels namely mono crystalline panels and amorphous silicon panel. The type you chose will depend on your roofing space, your position related to the sun and where you stay.
Efficiency and warranty : You will have to check the efficiency of the inverter before you buy solar power panels. Inverters convert the DC current to the AC current which is what can be used in the home. The efficiency of the inverter is important because it determines how long the system pays for itself and also to stop a lot of energy being wasted in form of heat. The warranty from the manufacturer should not pass you by. Twenty five years warranty period is the minimum time from a manufacturer who is reputable. Do find out if the company is still in operation so that your warranty is not regarded as invalid.
Mounting and sales people : Before you put up solar power panels on your roof do make sure that an engineer has checked your roof and given you a go ahead to do so. The mounting system depends on the area that you stay. This means that if you stay in a windy area then the mounting system should be able to accommodate lots of force from the wind. There are suppliers who at times…