Solar panels seem like the ultimate symbol for home sustainability. The idea of generating your own renewable energy is exciting!
But does solar make sense for your home? Are solar panels worth it? And how big of a solar array do you need? In this video, we’ll dive into these questions and explore how solar panels REALLY impact your health, your wealth, and the planet.
01:22 Do solar panels make sense for your home?
01:35 Is your home energy efficient?
02:02 Do you have the right kind of roof for solar panels?
02:42 Will your solar panels get enough sun?
03:18 What sort of electrical upgrades are required for solar panels?
03:54 What size solar PV system do you need?
05:24 How much do solar panels cost?
06:02 Payback period: how long until your solar panels pay for themselves?
06:49 How do you take advantage of government subsidies and programs for solar panels?
07:57 Are there harsh chemicals and materials used to manufacture solar panels?
08:21 Can solar panels be recycled?
09:21 Does solar panel manufacturing waste more energy and emissions than it saves?
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Sun hours calculator: https://unboundsolar.com/solar-information/sun-hours-us-map
Solar system size calculator: https://www.gogreensolar.com/pages/how-many-solar-panels-do-i-need
Cost calculator: https://unboundsolar.com/solar-information/solar-cost
Payback period: https://www.energysage.com/solar/calculator/
Rise rebate finder: https://www.buildwithrise.com/rebate-finder
Natural Resources Canada: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy-efficiency/energy-efficiency-homes/financial-incentive-province/4947
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit (US): https://programs.dsireusa.org/system/program/detail/1235
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