I thought I’d do a little “Going Solar” series here on Planetsave, to help nudge you all along and to have resources available for this great opportunity. This first step is not really required (and not an option for those without an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch — like me) but it’s a fun one if you have the option, and is a useful first step of sorts.
Basically, all it entails is getting a free app to check the solar panel suitability of your roof. Here’s more:
Solar Panels Suitability Checker — iPhone/iPod/iPad App (Free) (via Clean Technica)
I recently ran across a pretty sweet solar power iEverything app (that is, it’s an app for numerous versions of the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad). The app is a solar panel suitability checker… as you might have guessed from the title. To be more clear, the iTunes page states: “The solar panels…
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