Residential solar systems

Residential solar systems

As one of the most experienced and qualified Residential solar mounting systems supplier in China, Solaracks Residential solar systems has been trusted by hundreds of installation companies in the world.

Residential solar systems are a popular alternative energy solution for large residential homes and small offices. The installation cost of solar system is now often under $30,000 and after the 30% tax credit can fall to $21,000. Depending on the location where they are installed most 10kW solar systems have an average payback period of 5-6 years which can equate to a very impressive 15-20% per annum investment return.


How much energy does my home need?

The easiest way to find out how much energy your home needs is to look at your old utility bills. Most utility companies report energy usage as “kilowatt hours used” or “kWh hours used” per month. Some will break the number down further to give you a daily and hourly usage. If yours doesn’t give you the calculation, simply divide your monthly average by 30 to get your daily energy requirement. Then divide again by 24 to find out how much power your home uses in an hour. As an alternative to all this calculator work, you can use our solar estimating tool.

Choose the solar that works best for your home

When choosing a solar system installer, start with local solar companies who are licensed contractors in your area. A local installer will be more focused on building a good reputation than their national competition. A recent study by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) found that the cost of solar from local installation contractors averaged 10 percent less than the cost from companies trying to gain statewide or national exposure.


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