Solar Energy Systems

Skolnick, Bob
December 2010
Ventanas;2010, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p122
The article offers a guide to investing in a solar energy system for a new custom home. It suggests that the solar systems can be bundled into the aggregate cost of building the new home and included in the home mortgage. It explains that the goal of installing a solar energy system is to reduce the amount of purchased power, electric or natural gas, and to lower the monthly expense for energy to operate in the household. It discusses the two types of solar energy systems for the home, photovoltaic and solar voltaic systems.


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