Now that you have your new solar system installed it’s time to put it to work!
Here are some hints and tips on how you can make the most from your investment and save even more with solar:
1.) Make the most of the Perth sunshine even when you’re not at home.
Now that you have solar you want to make the most from your system by ensuring you make use of the power being generated throughout the day. Even if you’re out at work during the day don’t worry you can still put your system to work by making use of timers!
Even if your appliances don’t come with a built in timers don’t worry as you can purchase plug in timers for your key appliances from Bunnings from around $6 upwards.
Here are some of the things we use timers for:
If you are at home during the day then make the most of the power by charging phones, laptops etc while the suns up!
2.) Give consideration to how many appliances you are running at once
By limiting, the number of appliances you are running at once will conserve your solar systems energy. For example, wait for the washing machine to finish before putting on the dishwasher.
3.) Making use of solar usage apps
If there’s one thing that will help keep you on top of your solar panels, it is tracking your home’s energy usage. Most providers have an app where you can track this and / or provide an option for you to set up email alerts with daily, weekly or monthly reports.
This will provide you with a breakdown of energy produced each day. Having this information at your disposal will give you an insight into when your panels are exporting the most, so you can get more savvy with your appliance use. For example if you find that your system generates the most energy at 1pm, then you may want to set a timer on your dishwasher to start its cycle at the same time.
Contact us for a free no obligation quote, and find out how much you can save by going solar