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Many companies and homes appreciate the need to have a solar panel installed as they run their daily activities. What is a solar panel? A solar panel or photovoltaics (PV) converts light from the sun, that comprises of energy particles known as photons, into electricity which is used to power electrical loads. Solar energy uses sunlight as it is clean energy produced by solar panels. For this reason, Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar has the solutions when it comes to Solar Panel Installation.
Why Do You Need a Solar Panel?
One of the main reasons why you should consider installing a solar panel in Oahu is that it saves you money. A homeowner may take a while before the savings show up but they will gradually build up. Additionally, solar energy is a pure source of energy which means that there is less damage emitted to the environment. If you are unsure about why you need a solar panel, we Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar have the best answers from our experts.
How to Install Solar Panels
With the improvement of solar technology and the help of Skyta Construction, Roofing installing solar panels has become easier. This guideline simplifies how we install solar panels as professionals.
- Mounting the Solar Panel
For solar panel installation to be successful, it should be mounted on a strong surface. A strong roof means that it will withstand the weight of the solar panel without incurring additional costs of repairing a roof. At Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar, we have you covered.
- Measuring the Dimensions of the Roof
This step is very important as it gives us an idea of how well the solar panel will fit. If the space provided for installing solar is just enough for the available solar panels, consider adding more space. The extra space will help in additional solar panel installation in the future when need arises. Also, at Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar we ensure that the solar panel directly faces where the sun rises from for maximum exposure.
- Must Install Mountain Rails on Flat Roofs or Brackets on Sloped Roofs
Solar panel installation mounts are available in solar stores. While installing, the standoffs should be secured at the home trusses or rafters. The solar panel installation brackets are used on sloped roofs but should be in a position that allows direct sunlight on them. On the other hand, the mount rail system is used in installing solar. This strategy enables the positioning of a panel in the best angle. For extra caution, we ensure that we use the roof sealant to prevent rainwater from leaking through the holes.
- Attaching the Solar Panels
After certifying the basic cautious part of the roof is done, we now attach the solar panels by professionally laying them onto the rail system. We implore you to trust Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar as it carefully handles the panels during the process to avoid breakages or accidents.
- Connect the Solar Panels Together According to How You Want Them to Produce Power
After the solar panel installation is complete, we have professional electricians who direct power according to the needs of the client. We ensure that the wires are well insulated and there is a major wire that connects to the ground to prevent electric shock cases. At Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar we know how to produce enough light to your household.
- Running a Conduit Under the Panel
Once the solar panels have been connected, we make sure that there is a conduit that runs underneath the panel. This conduit is aligned to a junction box, at the downward side of the house and into the first PV in the solar panel system. It is worth noting that for solar power installation, Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar positive, negative, and ground wire. For extra caution, we install the conduit on all wires touching the solar panels to prevent sunshine and rain exposure.
- Running Power to a Home’s Alternating Current (AC)
The final step that Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar is running the inverter to a home’s AC breaker panel. We do this by turning off the main breaker and draining energy from the Direct Current (DC) and AC. Thereafter, connect the inverter to AC breaker panel. Later, we connect the DC to the inverter. When this is done, we switch on the breakers and both currents switch, hence distributing electricity in a household.
Solar Panel Maintenance
When a solar panel installation is successful, there is a need to maintain them. Basic maintenance such as dusting and washing them clean should be done by a professional. We highly recommend Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar as we are highly knowledgeable in Solar Panels. The basic cleaning ensures that the solar panels always get the sun’s exposure. This exposure maximizes the light needed to convert into electrical power.
Solar Panel Warranties in Oahu
Most reputable solar energy companies offer warranties to their solar panels which lasts up to 30 years. A concise warranty should assure that the solar panel output does not drop to a certain level during this time. Remember that a long-lasting assured warranty assures your peace of mind after solar panel installation, as your investments are in safe hands.
If you decide to supply your Oahu house with the solar panel energy, then consider Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar. Solar panel installation is an investment of a homeowner or a company owner hence the need to value that. You deserve a company that values your money by putting into consideration all aspects of safety during the solar panel installation. At Skyta Construction, Roofing, Solar, we know that getting a quality solar panel, needs quality installation. That is what we deliver. Our company is trusted as clearly indicated from the reviews of our clients. Feel free to contact us if you are in doubt about the best solar panels.