Choosing a solar panel mounting system / Guides

Dual axis solar tracker
Solar photovoltaic

Choosing between solar trackers and fixed solar panels mounts

...and location of a panel array: Average annual power consumption Geographical location - hours of sun exposure in a day Potential shade from nearby buildings or trees Typical local weather - average days of cloud coverage Whether the panel mount is fixed or operable There are tools available to any solar...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased air heaters work: Solar air heater diagram © Ecohome The above diagram indicates the basic concept of a solar air heater, and while there are many designs, the basic principle is the same - a small fan feeds interior air into a south-facing wall-mounted panel. Air is heated as it passes behind a black sur...