Each day, the sun comes out to play, shining 100nJ of power down onto the earth each second. How much power is that? A lot. The amount of power the sun gives us in just a single hour is more than enough to meet the entire power needs of humanity for an entire year.
Here at OneRoof Energy, we think that we should take advantage of all the free, clean, and abundant power that is literally falling on our heads. The advantages of solar energy are clear.
Home solar power can:
• Help you control your monthly utility costs
• Protect you from future utility cost rises
• Reduce your carbon footprint
• Help combat climate change and preserve the environment
Good. We encourage you to do your research so that you can feel completely comfortable before you get started on your home solar power journey. The pages in this section were designed to help you understand how home solar power works, all the steps of solar panel design and solar installation, and the environmental advantages of solar energy.
Science can be fun, especially when it results in extra dollars in your pocket each month. Learn about how all that gorgeous sunlight streaming down from the sky can actually be converted into enough power to run your refrigerator, charge your smart phone, and power your electric car. This section will also help you sound extra smart at your next dinner party!How Solar Energy Systems Work
After you learn about how home solar power works, it’s time to take a closer look at all the equipment that makes up your solar electric system. You might be surprised to know that your solar electric system is not just the panels that you sit on your neighbor’s roof, but it also includes racking, inverters, mounting hardware and monitoring equipment. We’ll walk you through all of the equipment so you’ll have a better idea of what you’re investing in.Solar Power Equipment
Wouldn’t it be great if you went to bed one night and woke up the next morning to find that the Solar Panel Fairy had placed new panels on your roof? Well, the truth behind solar panel design and solar panel installation is a little less exciting, but it’s still worth reading about. In this section we walk through each step in OneRoof Energy’s design and solar panel installation process. We don’t want there to be any surprises as you start your journey to having more control over your energy bills.Design and Installation
Your solar panels are up, but how do you know they are working? OneRoof Energy provides our customers access to online monitoring that they can check whenever they are feeling curious. In fact, some of our customers are so smitten by our monitoring system that they check it a few times a week. But if that’s not your thing, don’t worry, because we’re also monitoring your systems for you. We also guarantee the quality of the panels we install and provide all needed maintenance.*Monitoring and Maintenance
The advantages of solar energy don’t just apply to your wallet. Every minute your solar panels convert sunlight into electricity, you are keeping a little bit of carbon out of the environment. Solar energy is clean and abundant and helps preserve our precious world for the next generation.Environmental Benefits
*Maintenance and service warranties apply only to leased and PPA systems.