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Home Solar Energy in Tucson

  1. 1. ==== ====Hello. Please click on the link for more information on solar energy products for your home.http://energyproducts.cleangreennation.com==== ====While going solar steadily grows in popularity, myths about using solar energy for the homepersist. Dispelling these myths and learning the facts frees you to embrace a clean, abundant, andefficient energy source.Now lets deal with the three myths.1. Residential solar power systems are too expensive. Lets address the expense of a home solarpower system. The truth is a home solar energy system could be expensive. Without doing yourhomework first, buying and installing a photovoltaic (PV) system to replace current home energyconsumption stretches the budget of the average AmericanHowever, you have complete control of the initial cost of a solar energy system. You have nocontrol over the rapidly increasing cost of oil and natural gas.The good news is there are ways to make solar energy available to every budget. A few simplesteps can bring solar energy in line with your budget.Reduce energy consumption,Improve home energy efficiency,Take advantage of renewable energy tax incentives and rebates that apply in your area.Thoughtless energy consumption habits are a thing of the past. It is neither environmentally safenor economical feasible to continue our caviler attitude of energy consumption. It benefits all of usto acquire and practice new energy consumption habits.Begin with some easy habits. Turn your thermostat up in summer and down in winter. Switch tocompact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Lower the thermostat on your hot water heater to 120degrees. Take short showers instead of baths. Wash clothes in cold water.Increasing your homes energy efficiency is an extremely cost effective step to going solar. Get aprofessional home energy audit. An energy professional can tell you where you home losesenergy and what efficiency improvements you can make. Depending on your home, improvementscould mean more insulation, upgrading to energy efficient windows, or sealing air leaks arounddoors and soffits.Next, investigate the renewable energy tax incentives and rebates. Congress just passed into lawIncentives Tax Credits (ITC) for residential and business solar systems. The price of a solarenergy system could be reduced by as much as 30 percent. Each state has its own rebate plans
  2. 2. as well.Remember: the least expensive steps make the biggest impact on the final cost of a solar system.2. Solar energy does not work on cloudy days. What about solar energy systems on cloudy days?As long as there is some light, solar panels produce electricity. That means even on cloudy days.Panels do produce proportionately less energy on cloudy days but they still work.Obviously, solar panels produce more energy from direct sunlight during sunny days. It is true thatatmosphere, sun angle, and distance affect the amount of sunlight a solar panel receives.Weather patterns like clouds, fog, rain, and falling snow diminish the amount of solar energy thatcan be captured.Latitude, time of day, and time of year also affect the amount of sunlight. Logically, theNortheastern US needs more panels to produce the same energy as those same panels placed inCalifornia where there are more direct sunlight days. Geographic location also comes into playwhen incorporating solar power.Yet, consider this cloudy climate. Germany has half the average sun hours as the USA. Two-thirdsof all daylight hours in Germany are cloud covered. It rains there year round. Yet Germanymanaged to become the worlds leader in solar power generation. Last year almost half the solarelectricity produced in the world was produced in Germany.No matter where you live, solar power can be part of your energy source. Work with a local solarprofessional to determine the best solar options for your home, in your location.3. Solar energy is inefficient. How efficient is solar energy? Energy efficiency is a delicate balancebetween economic costs, benefit for the environment, and available supplies. It must be financiallyaffordable, good for our planet and its inhabitants, and in abundant supply.Seen from a strictly financial point of view, coal is the least expensive electrical energy source. Onan energy-per-Btu basis, coal is also the least expensive fossil fuel. But adding the environment tothe equation, coal is a major source of air pollution and greenhouse gases. Then consider that atcurrent rates of production only 155 years of coal supplies remain.Efficiency of photovoltaic (PV) power increases dramatically with gains in PV technology. Still,commonly available solar PV panels produce electric energy at a 15% efficiency rate. That soundslow, right?But consider there are no harmful air pollutants released into the air. Neither can we run out ofsolar energy. Technological advances as well as incentive tax credits continue to reduce the priceof solar energy systems.Now that three major barriers to a home solar energy system are demystified, you can pursue aclean, abundant, and efficient energy source for your home. You know it is possible to reduce theexpense of solar energy, that solar panels do work on cloudy days, and that the most efficientenergy source is one that will never run out.
  3. 3. Cathy Spain researches and explores ways to reduce home energy consumption and make solarenergy economically practical. She would love to show you how to reduce your home energy bill.See her 10-tips now at http://simplehomesolarenergy.com/Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Cathy_Spain==== ====Hello. Please click on the link for more information on solar energy products for your home.http://energyproducts.cleangreennation.com==== ====