RV Solar System Kits and Installation
Choosing An RV Solar System RV Solar Power System
Today, an RV solar system is standard on many new recreational vehicles since more and more people appreciate solar power while on the road. It means have electricity even when you’re not near an outlet and saving money on those charges, as well as being environmentally conscious since creating electricity creates pollution as well.
But if you’re not fortunate enough to have an RV solar system already installed on your vehicle, you’re certainly not out of luck. You can purchase a kit or a system and install it yourself or have the dealership do it for you.
Choosing an RV solar system that is right for you will mean understanding how much power you need to have for your appliances and electrical needs. Obviously the more appliances and the more electricity they take up, the large the panels you’ll need. In some cases, for very large vehicles or when you’re running many appliances inside, you’ll get more than one panel.
Of course you’ll need to balance your electrical usage inside with the solar RV system your vehicle can support. Panels that are too big or heavy are not right for smaller RVs as the weight needs to be supported on the roof. Very often it’s good to have a dealership install your RV solar system so that you know it will be adequately supported and will be installed properly as well.
Running the cable from the RV solar system to your electrical system is important and needs to be done properly as well. You may hook up the solar system to a generator from which you run your electrical system. This means having power and being able to recharge the generator even when you’re away.
For those who use their RV constantly, an RV solar system is really the way to go. It saves money and it saves on the environment. Choosing one for your RV is simply a matter of finding a kit that suits your needs without being too big for your vehicle, and then quickly and easily installing it. And of course you should also consider the tips found on this page for outfitting a solar power house.