Solar Roofing Articles
There’s no one-size-fits-all solar system, which makes nailing down the average cost of solar in New York a little tricky. Pricing will vary with the amount of electricity you use, the system’s size, the components you choose, and the solar incentives available. And with Upstate’s cloudy weather, is an energy source dependent on sunshine worth
Inverters are an essential component of a solar energy system. They convert the DC electricity generated by your solar panels into AC electricity that can be used in your business or home. Without a properly working inverter, your system won’t be able to provide electricity to your building. However, they’re often one of the first
Solar energy takes light from the sun and turns it into free electricity. But shade from nearby trees, roofs, or buildings can dramatically reduce the amount of electricity your solar system produces, even on sunny days.
Most of the solar energy systems we see in our community are installed on pitched roofs or as a ground mount, but what about flat roofs? Unless you have a bird-eye view of the building, you can’t tell what’s up on the roof.