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What is Solar PV Monitoring, and Why Does It Matter?

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Residential Solar, Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

Residential and commercial solar power systems are very complex, highly sophisticated feats of engineering and design. At the LeverEdge, we’ve been involved in hundreds of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that have provided our customers with ongoing energy cost reduction and increased independence from grid-sourced electricity. Among these projects, one of the most important features for reliability and operational transparency is …

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The 3 Requirements for Every Solar Power System

In Raise Your Solar I.Q. by The LeverEdge

  No matter where a PV solar power system is installed—on a roof or standalone—there are three key component groups that are required. If any of these components is poor in quality or installed incorrectly, the entire solar power system can be compromised. At the LeverEdge, we’ve evaluated the highest-quality solar power equipment currently available on the market today, and …

Summer’s Coming; It’s Time for Solar!

In Commercial Solar, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

With the long summer days comes a glut of sunshine, and that’s great news for people who have installed solar panels onto their homes or commercial buildings. This is a great opportunity for distribution partners to be talking about the solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions available from the LeverEdge. With the all-in-one, ‘kitted’ solar power systems from the LeverEdge, energy savings …

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Now that Summer’s Here, Let’s Talk about Attic Venting

In Air Tech, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Residential Solar, Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

Very few home and business owners know that built-up heat in an attic can literally ruin a building. It’s true! If left untreated, ‘hot spots’ within the airspace of an attic can significantly contribute to premature breakdown of core building components, including wood, metal, and even masonry. What’s more, keeping a home or commercial building cool in the summertime is …

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Energy-Efficient Home Solutions Powered by the Sun

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

When homeowners make home improvements like an extension or a loft conversion, they generally do not make energy efficiency upgrades beyond those required by the building code. However, installing energy efficient upgrades, such as solar-powered heating or hot water, will not only make your home warmer but also lower your energy bills. If you need any remedial work or home …

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An Overview of Solar Pool Heating Controllers

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

You may already know how easy it is to tap the power of the sun to heat your pool. And, you may already know how efficient solar pool heating systems are, but you may not be aware of the importance of a functional, reliable solar pool heating controller.   A solar pool heating controller provides three essential functions:   Intelligently …

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Why You May Need Solar Attic Fans

In Air Tech, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

It seems like energy efficiency is on everyone’s minds these days, and for good reason. Now more than ever, we have to be as innovative as possible when addressing the challenges of using less grid-sourced electricity, reducing our carbon footprint, and keeping the health of the environment a top priority.   In the united front against wasteful energy use, an …