Archive for March 2013

Triple Line Solar Installs 672 Panels in ONE Day!

Triple Line Solar installed an unprecedented 672 ground mounted solar panels in one day at the San Pasqual Avocado Company farm just 2 miles east of the San Diego Wild Safari Park. Triple Line Solar owner, Jeff Van Dam, stated “By installing 672 panels equivalent to 191 kilowatts of electricity, the owner of this avocado…

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How Much Will A Solar Pool Heater Cost?

The initial cost of installing a solar pool heater is a little higher than a natural gas or electric pool heater. However, while the yearly cost of electricity to run a heat pump may be only two thirds that of natural gas (and far less than propane), the sun’s energy is FREE! Once a solar…

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How Clouds and Fog Affect Solar Performance

Worried about the upcoming fog & clouds affecting solar output? It’s not an on or off situation. A thin fog or cloud cover may only drop your production by 5-10%. In a rain or snowstorm with heavy, black, dense clouds, your panels may indeed produce no power for a time. However, over time, the clouds…

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How do Solar Pool Heaters Work?

A solar swimming pool heater uses your pool’s filter pump to make the water flow through the solar collectors, where it is heated, and then returned to your pool. When the water has reached your desired temperature, it bypasses the solar collectors and returns directly to the pool. Unlike solar panels, which convert the sun’s…

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