Steep Roof Means Great Winter Production

Steep Roof Means Great Winter Production

Rooftop Solar
Small nuances can make all of the difference when trying to maximize production from your solar panels. With winter sun angles providing high production out of a PV array, a well-angled, south facing roof can make a difference when dealing with snowstorms. "In short, the roof is steep", says Mike Sudik, owner of Big Sky Solar who installed the 2.6kW rooftop array on the Sembach-Tralongo Residence in December of 2016. The snow slides right off. "This is our first season with the system, but we've noticed it stays clear most of the time," says Mark Sembach. Mark, who travels often for work, mentioned having a low-maintenance system like this is ideal for him. While he's gone, the panels simply keep producing energy. "We monitor production about once per week at this point," says Mark.…
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