The smart way to go solar – the Sunmetrix way!

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Going solar is gaining in popularity but if you are thinking of making the transition, then you want to go about it in the smartest way possible. Would you buy a car without taking a test drive, or researching your options, consulting reviews and shopping around for the best price? Installing solar panels is a ...

Five common mistakes to avoid when investing in solar energy

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  A typical solar PV installation has a 20-year lifetime. However, it comes with a hefty price tag and involves many decisions. Nevertheless, it is an investment that can really pay off. Avoiding some of the more common mistakes during your initial research phase can drastically increase the profitability of your solar investment. So here's a quick ...

Solar Panels for Home: 8 Easy Steps

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Installing solar panels for your home is a big decision, on the scale of buying a new car. It takes careful planning and research. But unlike a car, your solar energy system will not depreciate in value the moment you buy it. Installing solar panels is an investment that keeps giving, for twenty years on ...

What is a solar resource assessment?

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For all solar energy investments, from basic roof-top installations to utility-scale photovoltaic systems, the need to accurately determine the solar resource is paramount. The amount and variation of solar radiation at your project site are key factors determining the profitability of your solar investment. Solar irradiance is the “fuel” of all solar energy systems. Determining the ...