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The Lifespan of Solar Panels

The Lifespan of Solar Panels

Homeowners across Canada are turning toward solar energy. A common question we get is asking how long your new solar panels will last. The average lifespan of solar panels is 25 years. However, this doesn’t mean the panels on your roof will stop producing electricity...

Save Energy This Holiday Season

Save Energy This Holiday Season

It's the most wonderful time of the year! However, the beautiful Christmas season can often bring unexpectedly high energy bills come January. There are a few ways to keep your energy bill down this Christmas season! Turn the thermostat down and skip the fireplace...

What to Know Before Installing Solar Panels

What to Know Before Installing Solar Panels

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE INSTALLING SOLAR PANELS ON YOUR HOME Outfitting your home with solar panels is the first step to a lifetime of sustainable energy. But in order to make the most of your sunshine-sourced electricity, you’ll need to figure out how to...

Choosing the Right Solar Panel

Choosing the Right Solar Panel

You've decided to make the switch into solar energy! Congrats. Now comes the tricky part of choosing the right panels.There are many brands and models to choose from but a few factors to keep in mind, other than cost. A solar panel system is a long term investment,...

Why Switch to Solar Panels?

Why Switch to Solar Panels?

Solar panels absorb energy from one of the most powerful and free forces - the sun. The panels absorb the light and convert it into electricity. There are two types of solar panels, photovoltaic panels that produce electricity and solar thermal panels that can be used...

Battery Chargers to Give You Peace of Mind

Battery Chargers to Give You Peace of Mind

Solar battery chargers are an off-grid investment. Solar batter chargers make it possible to stop relying on big power companies that rack up your bills each month and to start relying more on the natural sunlight for free! Solar power provides an unlimited amount of...

Types of Solar Mount Systems

Types of Solar Mount Systems

By now you have a solid understanding of what a solar panel is and how it is going to benefit your life. You may have driven past solar panels on roofs, against walls, or propped up in fields! There are many different types of solar mounts. Before a solar panel can be...

The Race to Solar Panel Efficiency

The Race to Solar Panel Efficiency

There is a lot of talk about increasing solar panel efficiency, but what does this mean? Is waiting for more efficient modules worth holding back on converting your home? How does a solar panel work? If you look at a solar panel you will see very fine wires embedded...

Solar Power Systems

Solar Power Systems

Solar Power systems designed for ease of installation and safety also the envy of off grid families. All wired and CSA certified these packages also connect to the home electrical panel. Let’s look at the all the components. Solar Charge Controller Off grid systems...

Get the Best Efficiency

Get the Best Efficiency

EFFICIENT USE OF SOLAR PANELS Now you have your solar panels lets get the highest efficiency out of them. Survey your location and locate the optimum location. What do you need to know? SOLAR PANELS WILL PRODUCE MOST EFFICIENCY WHEN POINTED WITHIN 20 DEGREES OF THE...

MPPT Charge Controllers

MPPT Charge Controllers

Like the sunrise in the morning, the voltages rise also in a solar panel. Charging requires the solar voltage to be only slightly higher than the battery bank. Reaching enough potential takes at least a couple hours when the sun is low on the horizon. Or under low...