Solar panels are an excellent new addition to your home or business. Enviro-friendly and passively productive, but did you know that dirty solar panels decrease the amount of sunlight that reaches the photovoltaic cells which in-turn reduces output. Its estimated that solar panel efficiency can be reduced by up to 40% if their dirty or obscured.
Many factors can affect the performance of your solar panels:
- Dirt & dust particles
- Leaves, pollen & other foliage
- Moss & fungus
- Smog & ash
- Traffic & industrial pollution
- Ocean salt ( coastal areas )
- Pesticides & fertilizer sprays ( agricultural areas )
- Bird droppings
- Insect excretions
At iShine Window Cleaning we use Pure Water Technology to clean your solar panels, this is by far the best solution for a number of reasons:
1, On a typical domestic-residential solar instillation ladders are not required due to the use of telescopic water fed poles.
2, Dust and dirt particles cling to left over soap residue. With Pure Water Technology this doesn't happen, ensuring you solar panels stay cleaner longer.
3, Your solar panels are cleaned with soft nylon brushes and pure water ensuring a scratch free perfect finish.
4, Using Pure Water Technology to clean your solar panels prevents chemicals or detergents from entering your rain water collection tanks.
To make the most of government feed-in tariff you need regular solar panel cleaning. This will maximize electrical efficiency and potentially save your home or business thousands of dollars. Act now, protect your investment.
The Australian Standards 5033 states to clean solar panel systems at least every quarter.