Getting the most out of your solar system: The importance of maintenance and upgrades.
Maintaining and upgrading your solar system is essential for collecting the most energy possible. Therefore, it is important to regularly look over your solar panels and other components to ensure you maximize your investment’s efficiency.
While keeping up with regular maintenance might seem like a hassle, it can save you money in the long run! If you’ve never looked at how well your solar system is working – or if it’s been a while since you’ve done so – then now could be an excellent time for an upgrade.
Like any other technology, solar systems require regular maintenance, checks, and occasional upgrades to ensure optimal performance and maximize returns on investment.
Upgrades, such as adding Solar Battery Storage and EV chargers or increasing your system capacity can improve energy savings and overall system performance.
Here are some tips and signs that you might need a specialist to check your system. After that, it may be time for an upgrade.
- System Ageing:
If your solar system is over ten years old, it may be less efficient than newer technologies. Upgrading to more advanced solar panels or inverter can boost energy production.
- Technology Advancements:
Solar technology continually evolves, with new systems offering increased efficiency and performance. Upgrading your solar system allows you to leverage the latest technologies, potentially resulting in higher energy efficiency and production.
- Expanding Energy Needs
If your energy consumption has increased significantly due to lifestyle changes or additional electrical appliances, upgrading your solar system’s capacity will ensure it meets your growing energy demands.
- Government Incentives
Government incentives are still available for Solar upgrades.
Evaluate the cost-effectiveness of upgrading your system by considering the long-term financial benefits. Calculate potential energy savings and payback periods to determine if an upgrade makes financial sense.
- Is Your Home Electric Vehicle Ready?
We have the latest technology in Electric Vehicle Chargers that work directly with your solar system.
Maintaining, regularly checking, and upgrading your solar system ensures maximum efficiency, prolonged lifespan, and increased energy production.
At Horan & Bird, we are proud of our customer support and backup services, and one of our main priorities is to ensure your system is working perfectly.
Call us and let us guide you through all your options.
Founder & Manager of Horan & Bird Energy. Director of Master Electricians Australia. John has played a key entrepreneurial role in the transformation of the Energy Landscape in Queensland having founded Horan & Bird in 2004 and building it to a $35 Million Business. The business was then sold, repurchased and merged with Juice Capital in 2020. Juice Capital own one of the largest renewable energy funds in Australia and allow customers to go solar and batteries for no up front capital through Power Purchase Agreements.