Heat-producing solar panels have become more user-friendly
and affordable in recent years, but those who think they can save money
by installing these panels themselves might be in for surprise.
It is true that initial cost is cheaper, but as time goes by, if these
solar panels have not been properly installed, there is a good chance
that they will not collect as much energy as you had hoped.
There are few problems that those who install solar panels could run
into. A couple of these problems include:
• Not proper angle – In order for solar panels to effectively
and efficiently collect energy from the sun’s rays, they need
to be positioned at the right angle. If the solar panels you are using
for your home are not properly positioned, you will not collect energy
as efficiently as you could have.
• Too loose – When solar panels are placed, it is important
that they are set up to be as close to one another as possible. If not,
this could lead to problems with the movement of electricity from one
panel to the next. In order to tell if the panels have been installed
tight enough, it is best to reach down with both hands and push and
pull the panels firmly, but carefully. Kicking or stepping on the panels
when testing them out could cause a few problems and should be avoided.
If you use a professional installer to install your solar panels, you
could likely avoid a lot of the problems you might face.