Solar Energy Recommendations

 

MINIMIZE Negative Effects of Excess Solar Energy 

 

South Side of Home:
• Plant Shade (Desert Willow and other plantings)

• Create shade structures over/windows on south side of home.

 

 

 

South Side of Home:
• Plant Shade (Desert Willow and other plantings)

• Create shade structures over/windows on south side of home.

 

 

GET MORE VALUE from SOLAR Energy

Use Solar path lighting for visibility:
in Front Yard along pathways
in Backyard along pathways,
at patio edge,
at alley gate

Use Motion-Detecting Solar light for security and visibility at Carport entry

Install a Solar Tube for “free light” in common bathroom. (YouTube: “Are Solar Tubes Worth It?” Verge Permaculture)