Why You Should Repair Your Roof Before Switching to Solar

Why You Should Repair Your Roof Before Switching to Solar

When you decide to switch your energy source to solar, even partially, it’s a huge step. It can mean a complete change in your home’s level of energy consumption, and is seen by many as a way to start to move ‘off the grid.’ However, before you can make the plunge into solar, you should consider where the panels are going to rest—your roof. While many homeowners wouldn’t mind going solar, there are a few key factors to consider to ensure that you have the best experience possible.…

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What is a Solar Pathfinder?

What is a Solar Pathfinder?

It’s important to see if shading will affect the power output of a solar panel system. Your YellowLite consultant will use a Solar Pathfinder to determine this. The actual Solar Pathfinder unit consists of a circular domed disc and a tripod frame. Underneath the disc is a location-specific diagram with horizontal and vertical lines indicating the location of the sun at certain times of the day and certain months.…

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