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How many solar panels will my home need?

Yup. Size Matters.

You’re ready for a highly efficient, money-saving solar system on your roof. Great! So, what size solar system should you have? Hey, you’ve got better things to do than worry about that. Which is why HomeLink Pros will help handle all the details for you. Not only are we an experienced solar company, we have proprietary solar design technology to help us create a customized system that maximizes energy production better and faster than if we did it by hand.

How much power do I need? 

Check your electric bills to see how many kilowatts you useon an average day. A typical system generates 5 kilowatts per day but your home may need more or less. We’ll go over this with you in more detail during your free solar consultation to figure out just how much power a solar system will need to produce in order to power your home.

What’s your climate like? 

The number of panels you need depends on how much solar radiation reaches the ground where you are. Feel like clouds are oftentimes in your neighborhood forecast? Believe it or not, solar can work well even if it’s overcast.

How much direct sun hits your roof?

In general, you’ll need 100 square feet of south-facing roof space for every kilowatt of power. Clouds? No problem, the sun can handle it. Actually, it’s shadows from chimneys, trees, or taller buildings that are a bigger obstacle for the sun’s rays. But not to worry, we can take a look and help with that too.

Even if you don’t have the exact answers to all these questions, it doesn’t hurt to give them some thought. You’ll be all the more prepared and know the right questions to ask during your free solar consultation (and thoroughly impress our solar experts). Consider them as a starting point towards solar success. And don’t worry-we’ll tell you how many solar panels you’ll need too.

If you have any remaining unanswered questions about solar energy and how it could positively impact your home and finances; HomeLink: Solar and Real Estate, is here to help you understand the process of switching to solar.  Give us a call at (833) 538-7546 or complete the contact form and send us a message.

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