A solar system can be added to an existing home. Indeed, many homeowners choose to instal a solar system on an existing home in order to lower their energy bills and increase their use of renewable energy.
However, installing a solar system during the construction of a new home is generally easier and more cost-effective. This is due to the fact that during the construction process, the electrical and plumbing systems are typically more accessible and easier to work with. Furthermore, rather than attempting to retrofit a solar system into an existing home, it is easier to design and install a solar system as part of the overall construction plan.
If you want to add a solar system to an existing home, you must first assess the condition of the roof to see if it is suitable for supporting solar panels. You must also consider the roof’s orientation and slope, as well as the amount of sunlight your home receives. If your home’s roof isn’t suitable for a solar system, you might want to think about ground-mounted solar panels or a solar system integrated into a carport or other structure.
Overall, installing a solar system during the construction of a new home is more cost-effective and easier. However, if you want to add a solar system to an existing home, you should carefully consider the feasibility and cost of the project before making a decision.