Solar 101

Why Go Solar?

Why Go Solar? Create Your Own Power Plant A solar power system is not an energy saving appliance, but an energy harvesting apparatus. Having solar means you own and operate your own power plant, instead of purchasing all your kilowatt-hours from the utility monopoly. A solar installation is best complemented with a high-efficiency building, as …

How Solar Works

How Solar Works Perhaps even before French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect with the first solar cell in 1839, the human race has attempted to harness the power of the sun. Many others built upon and improved solar technologies, so now individuals can have solar power systems that are reliable, efficient, cost-effective and …

Solar FAQs

Solar FAQs Are panels on my roof at risk during a hurricane? To meet Florida’s strict wind codes, solar panels must be fastened with a mounting system that anchors the roof sheathing with lag screws into the roof trusses, reinforcing the roof and making it stronger. These solar panels are less susceptible to damage from …