How to Boost the Performance of Your Solar Energy System
Plenty of people already save money by using a customized home solar installation system.
But is your solar energy system operating at its very best?
Sometimes, older or out-of-date solar panels aren't as efficient as when they were first installed. Other times you may experience a storm, and falling branches may unwittingly damage a panel on your roof. Since there are a few variables solar panels rely on, it's important to check if you need to boost your solar energy performance.
There are plenty of ways to ensure your existing solar energy system is saving you money. Whether you’re updating your older panels or adding new panels to your home, it’s a good idea to regularly evaluate how well your solar energy system is working.
Want to make the most out of your solar panels? Here’s how to boost the performance of your solar system.
Check your solar energy efficiency
Take the opportunity to check the metrics of your solar panels. If you notice lower numbers than normal, take stock of why that might be happening. Has it been cloudy lately? Is there less sunlight due to the winter months? If neither of these are the case, you may need some help with your solar energy system. If you’re not sure how well your solar energy panels are performing, contact Star Enrg if you’re not sure about the metrics.
Replace old or damaged panels
An old or damaged panel may affect how well your solar energy system performs. You want your panels to function at their best at all times. And ignoring damaged panels may be a safety issue as well. Be sure to either repair or replace faulty panels so that you’re getting the most out of your solar energy system.
Add more panels to your system
If you already have some solar panels on your home, you may want to add more panels to boost your energy input. This can be especially helpful if you get sun on both sides of your home, and want to take advantage of all hours of the day. Just be sure to add panels that work with your existing system.
Make sure your inverter works well
Your inverter is responsible for converting solar energy into energy your house can use.
If you’ve had your solar energy system for more than five years, it may be time to replace it. If you’re unsure how to tell if your inverter is working, you can contact a solar energy professional to see if it’s in need of repair.
Ultimately there are plenty of ways to improve an existing solar energy system. And Star Enrg is here to make sure you have everything you need to support your home with great solar energy.