Monthly Archives: May 2015

13) Do I need to replace my roof before I put solar power on my house?

Should the roof be replaced prior to installing a solar PV system on it…sometimes? It would not be wise to install a PV system on a roof that has only 5 years or less of life remaining. The shingles under the PV system will be protected, and age slower than others as they're shaded from [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 13) Do I need to replace my roof before I put solar power on my house?

Should I buy American made solar panels?

Buying American made solar PV panels vs. foreign panels is a matter of how price sensitive you are. Solar panels, like all consumer goods come in a varying degree of quality, efficiency, warranties, and manufacturer stability. Like automobiles today many components come from countries all over the world so knowing only where something was assembled [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should I buy American made solar panels?

How long does solar power take to install on my house?

The time to install a typical residential solar PV system is 2-4 days. The design phase can take up to 4 weeks as we are required to have a professional engineer design the structural attachments. The permitting with your local government can be anywhere from immediately over the counter, to 3+ weeks. Our average turnaround [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How long does solar power take to install on my house?
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