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Make Your Home Energy Efficient With Solar Panels

Solar panels offer many benefits because they create clean energy by using the natural elements of our planet. In addition to this, they are a renewable energy source (which means it’s a resource that’ll never run out) which is an added bonus. So if you have been pondering over whether to install solar panels or not you should continue reading this article to find out more.

The main reason statistically speaking, that more people have not made the switch yet is the high cost of the panels for solar energy. However, the good news is that it probably isn’t as expensive as you think, and you can actually build your own solar panels at home with some basic tools and parts that are all available via the internet. The simplest type of solar panel to create can be made using items you may already own such as a screwdriver, saw, drill and a wooden container. You may also need some silicone caulking and/or wood glue to assemble the wooden container and attach the solar cells.

Before you install any solar panels, you should do some research, as the kind you get should be based on how much sunlight your area gets. Depending on the amount of sunlight you get, you may be better off with a concentrating solar collector or a non-concentrating collector.

Concentrating solar collectors are panel that need to be positioned in such a way that they get the maximum possible amount of direct sunlight, meaning that they are the best option for areas that get a lot of sunlight year round. If, however, you only get a limited amount of sunlight, a non-concentrating solar collector would be a better choice, as these can also absorb reflected sunlight. If you have any doubt about which type would work best for you home, you should ask someone with experience in this field.

You will need a container to put the series of solar cells that will make up your solar panel into if you are taking the do it yourself route. Solar panels containers can be made of any number of materials although the ease of workmanship makes wood the obvious choice for such a project. You can use whatever wood type suits your fancy but we can recommend the usage of plywood. You’ll need wood inside the box that can hold the cells separate as well as a plexiglass covering for the box. That plexiglass cover will allow sunlight to be absorbed by the cells while remaining protected from the elements. You will also need a whole in the bottom of the box that will allow you to pull the wires out of the box. Once you mount the solar cells, you will need to do a bit of soldering to connect the cells to each other.

As you can see, building a solar panel requires a bit of skill with tools but it is something anyone can do. It will not take that long to get your solar panel up and running and powering you entire home with sunlight.

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Solarize Madison Chula Vista

California’s top solar contractor provides solar energy solutions for home owners in Chula Vista. Call Now For A Free No-Obligation Quote!
3819 Durham Court
Chula Vista, CA 91909

San Diego, California (CA)

Email: info@solarizemadison.com
Telephone: (844) 292-8390