8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Solar Panels

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  1. 1. 8 Ways to Get the MostOut of Your Solar PanelsFollow these tips to multiply your savings benefits!
  2. 2. 1. Know how much electricity yourappliances use. By knowing how much energy your fridge, microwave,washing machine, or laptop need to function, you can betterplan out when to use them. For instance, its better to use your washing machine on abright, sunny day (since it uses a large amount of electricity)rather than on a cloudy day. When you use high-energy appliances during a time whenyour panels are producing lots of electricity, you prevent yourhouse from using electricity from the national grid, which willcost more money.
  3. 3. 2. Do laundry during the day. Along those same lines, do your electricity-consumingactivities like using the washing machine, dryer, anddishwasher during the day. Plan on always doing thesethings in the daytime so that you dont use up all the preciousstored energy at night
  4. 4. 3. Get the right solar system size. Appropriately sizing your solarpanel system is critical if youreally do want to save money. Thats why its so important toknow how much electricity youtypically use both day and night. Undersizing is actually betterthan oversizing what youll need,simply because youll save moremoney that way.
  5. 5. 4. Check your inverter. Solar panels come with aninverter that converts theelectricity generated by thepanels into an energy form thatappliances like toasters andfridges can use. The inverter shows how muchelectricity is being generated atthat moment, which is why itsa helpful tool in analyzing whento use certain appliances andfor how long.
  6. 6. 5. Replace old appliances withnew ones. Get rid of those decade-old devices or appliances that aresucking up and wasting electricity. By buying newer, moreenergy-efficient appliances, youll be saving so much money.
  7. 7. 6. Dont leave unused devices onor plugged in. Many people dont realize that leaving laptops, phones, andother devices theyre not using at the moment turned on andplugged in consumes quite a bit of energy. Dont pay forwasted energy. Turn these devices off and unplug them.
  8. 8. 7. Improve insulation in your home. A house thats horribly insulated is going to require largeamounts of energy to stay cool or heated. Thats bad newsfor your energy bill, even if you do have solar panels. If youwant to see even more savings benefits from your solarpanels, improve the insulation in your home.
  9. 9. 8. Always be monitoring. Always be conscious ofhow much energy andelectricity youre using.Dont go weeks or monthswithout reevaluating yourenergy-consuming habitsor checking your solarpanel systems inverter.
  10. 10. Invest in a Solar Panel System If youre interested in taking advantage of the benefits solarpanel systems can offer you, call Erus Energy today. We provide and install Nevada solar panels that efficientlyharness solar power. Las Vegas residents will be pleasantlysurprised at how much money they save with solar panels. Dont wait another day to start using solar energy. Nevada isan especially great place to use solar panels because itssunny here year round. To order your solar panels today, contact us by calling 602-507-6525 or by visiting www.erusenergy.com.