Why Should I use Solar Energy
Why Should You Use Solar Energy?
The answers are all around us, nature has a tendency to develop the most efficient ways of the environment work. All the flowers and trees around us grow with the suns energy. The vegetables you eat are ripened by the sun. When it rains, that is the product of evaporation of the seas into clouds caused by the sun. So its all around us and if nature has decided to make use of solar then so can we.
Every day of the year, the Sun is pouring Solar Energy towards us for free, it`s about time that you took up this offer for your own benefit.
Every time a utility bill arrives you sigh and hand over you hard earned money. With Solar Energy you can reduce the size of your energy bill and quite possibly even eradicate them all together. But it just doesn’t stop there, your utility companies might even pay you!, Yes they could give you money in exchange for your unused Solar Power.
Doing it Yourself
A word of caution, if you try to save even more money by buying DIY solar systems kits these might just cost you a lot more than you think or not produce the power that you expected. Professionally installed and maintained solar systems by qualified technicians will most likely cost you much less in the long run and you have the added bonus of a warranty should there be the slightest chance of anything going wrong. If you are technically minded or have children, DIY solar can be fun and educational, but remember projects can get hot. For larger ideas, research more and just don`t jump in with the promise of zero utility bills.
What type of Solar is for me?
You have a lot of factors to take in to account about your current home energy use, your home location and the types of solar products that you can install in or around your home. Search out solar system installers in your area, look around your neighborhood and see who has already installed solar energy systems (although this might not be obvious as some can be very unobtrusive), try knocking on a few doors and asking the home owners about their systems. By doing this you can get a feel of what is possible and realistic for your own home before you take up the opportunity of installing solar for your own home.
Not every solar system designs are the same and they are not just restricted to large plates of solar panels, often called solar Photovoltaic panels. The most common thought is for producing electricity and this is probably the most versatile, but you can also use the suns solar energy to heat water for washing or to heat your home. As we investigate more options we can even use solar to cool your home, along with solar devices such as flashlights, radios, chargers and even solar ovens.
As we move out of your home, your car could be solar powered, your mobile phone, in fact the list is growing every day and remember all this energy is free and natural.