Sizing and Designing Your Home Solar Power System To Save Money ( Solar Thermal Magazine)
Have you ever wondered how big of a solar power system you would need to install on your roof to power all or some of your daily household energy needs? In order to answer this question you will need to do a little bit of analysis. You will need to know what the energy capacity is of the the major energy consuming products in your home and typically how long everyday they are in operation ( duty cycle).
These energy consumers include things like:
1- HVAC – your heating and ventilation systems
2- Hotwater and pool pump
4 – Washer and Dryer
5- Stove,Oven and Refrigerator.
This video shows you how to capture the energy requirements for your current lifestyle and calculate the size of a solar power system that you would need to install.
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About Gordon Smith
Gordon’s expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.