Grand Prairie Solar
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Grand Prairie, TX
Phone: (844) 292-8390
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Solar Company in Grand Prairie
Don’t Think Building Your Own Solar Panel Is Too Difficult For You
Before electricity and central heating, the sun was the only source of energy for the earth and this was enough to allow human civilization to flourish. When you know how to make use of solar energy, it has many practical applications in your home for daily life. By installing solar panels in your home, you can have a very practical and inexpensive form of energy that has many uses.
You can get hot water, power all of your appliances and more simply by installing a solar panel on your roof. This can allow you to cut back on many of your bills such as electricity, gas or oil.
And you needn’t worry about the cost of installing a solar panel system because most areas offer people significant incentives to put up these panels in the form of tax breaks or rebates. Fortunately, as they get more popular and the technology advances, it’s getting cheaper all the time to install solar panels. Once you have solar panels, you’ll never be dependent on centralized power companies again; what’s even better is that you can install them yourself without too much difficulty.
This plexiglass topped container serves as protection from the elements for the cells as well as allowing unobstructed sunlight to reach the cells. To attach the cells to the box, you will need to glue some strips of wood inside the box, also known as substrate, onto which you will glue the solar cells. Just a dot of silicone caulk in the center of the cell will keep the cells steady when the wood expands or shrinks. To avoid damaging your solar cell consider using a single dot of silicone caulk to keep the wood free of encumbrances. After the caulk has set, you will need to drill a hole in the box for the wires. Your solar panel is almost complete, just mount your plexiglass with screws.
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. Containers can be made out of a wide range of materials but the one that most people prefer is wood because it is easier to work with. Your local hardware and lumber store can direct you to many types of woods available although the final choice is yours You will also need to put some wood inside the box to hold the cells and plexiglass to cover the box. This plexiglass covering serves two purposes, to protect the cells from the elements and also to allow sunlight to reach the cells too. It’s important that you remember to drill a whole for the wires to be pulled out of. Use solder to connect the individual cells to one another after mounting is complete.
The tools will require some skill, but it is something that 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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