The Solar Ready Guidelines specify a number of design considerations and modifications builders can make to new attached and detached homes in preparation for the installation of a future solar thermal system or solar photovoltaic system.
Make Your Home Solar Ready
Are you interested in using solar in your home for but not quite ready to “take the plunge?” If you’re doing a major renovation or building a new house you can save hundreds of dollars later on by preparing your home now. Read on for useful information on solar ready building, and for resources to market solar ready to your clients.
Solar Ready Technical Guidelines
These guidelines provide detailed information on how you can prepare your home for solar water heating in the future. Following these guidelines ensures that your preparation work is done according to solar manufacturer’s requirements for pipe slope, surface on the roof and other critical factors. It ensures you the maximum selection of solar water heating systems when the time comes to go solar!
Solar Ready Technical Guidelines [PDF]