Getting Started With Home Solar Energy

So you are looking to save some money and at the same time help the environment by implementing solar energy.

Getting Started With Home Solar Energy

Solar energy is easy to install and does not need to be incredibly expensive.

If you do it yourself, you will find that you can save a lot of money on your monthly electricity bills and contribute to the big picture by saving many tons of Carbon emissions.

There are a few steps you need to take to choose the right solar project for you:

  1. Educate Yourself – Learn a little bit about conservation, solar thermal, solar electric, biofuels, solar cooking, and other alternative energy projects that you can do from home. Make a list of the ones that you feel are a good candidate for your home.
  2. Evaluate the best ideas – Ask yourself the following:

Am I able to do this project by myself?
What are the costs?
How much energy can I save?
How much energy can I produce? How much can I save over utility electricity?
How will this contribute to my carbon footprint?

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