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The complete solar energy guide for homeowners! Plenty of real-world examples and case studies illustrate the benefits of going solar in an accessible and entertaining way. After introducing the basics of solar energy, this book explains why homeowners should consider solar power for their home, from rising electricity prices to falling installation costs. It covers how much energy can be produced with rooftop solar panels and how much money that represents in terms of utility bill savings. Technical considerations are explored, from shading to snow cover, panel efficiency to orientation, and much more. Financing options are covered in detail, from a purchase (with or without a loan) to a lease or a Power Purchase Agreement. This step-by-step guide is an essential read for homeowners considering solar energy for their home.
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- Give plenty of examples to help you choose the best system for your home
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