Understanding sun positioning throughout the year is necessary to maximize solar gain from your panels.
In full sun, about 100 watts of solar energy per square foot reaches the Earth’s surface.
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As the sun's vertical angle changes with the seasons, its azimuth changes with the time of day.
Illustration courtesy Christopher James Marshall
"Hut-Topia" by Christopher James Marshall is a place-name meaning hut for small house and utopia for ideal. You can build your own ‘Hut-Topia’ as inspired and wonderful as the small house that Thomas Jefferson built which founded his famous Monticello homestead.