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Is my home right for solar?

Is my home right for solar? Solarize Projects

Solar works best on south-facing roofs, though east- or west-oriented roofs may be suitable as well. There should be little or no shading from trees, buildings, chimneys or roof gables on or adjacent to your home. Remember, locations with no shading in the winter may be shaded by spring and summer foliage.


If your roof is deteriorated, you may need to re-roof your home before installing solar.  Another consideration for installing solar is the condition of wiring in your home; in some instances, an electrical upgrade may be needed if your home has older wiring. Your contractor will help you assess these issues.

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