Three Reasons to Maintain Commercial Solar Panels

Posted on 07 December 2017

Three Reasons to Maintain Commercial Solar Panels

To get the most out of your commercial solar panels, and to avoid the need for costly replacement down the track, it’s a good idea to hire a professional who knows exactly what to do.

Here are three important reasons to keep on top of solar panel maintenance for your office or commercial building..

Maximise performance

Given that most solar panels are out of sight on the rooftops of buildings, it’s all too easy to miss the accumulation of debris, dirt and dust. But, between sudden gusts of wind, spider webs, leaves, dust and, depending on where you live, sand storms – a buildup of muck can happen easily. Unfortunately, this can lead to seriously impaired performance.

The amount of electricity produced by a solar panel depends on exactly how much energy it’s able to absorb from the sun. Dirty, dusty surfaces aren’t very effective at catching the sun’s rays.

So, failing to keep an eye on the state of your panels can mean a significant reduction in return at your end. The good news is that you can assure peace of mind by organising a thorough clean every now and again while also performing regular maintenance on not just the panels but your entire solar management system.

Increases The Life Span of your Commercial Solar System

Like any piece of machinery, from cars to robots, solar panel systems last longer when cared for. They are expensive to install, so it’s crucial to do everything you can to make sure they last as long as possible.

This is where regular solar system maintenance comes in. By having your system checked regularly, you’ll make sure that your entire system is performing at its best optimising output but also a increasing life span.

Solar panel maintenance is definitely much cheaper – and a lot less hassle – than paying for replacement solar panels or system modules in the long term!

Commercial Solar Maintenance Is Affordable

Contrary to what you might think, solar maintenance of your commercial system isn’t too expensive. For just a few hundred dollars you can have a qualified solar expert visit your premises and inspect your entire system.

Hiring a professional saves you worrying about whether or not you’re doing a proper job of inspecting your panels and an expert eye can notice things that you can’t.

What’s more, it’s safer and more convenient to hire a professional, you’ll usually find that rates aren’t too pricey.


Would you like to find out more about solar system maintenance for your building or office?

Please give Solar Power Direct’s friendly team members a call at your convenience. They’ll be happy to help with a free, no-strings-attached quote.

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