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Old 01-03-21, 04:17 AM   #8
SDMCF
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Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
Not mirrors per se, but my wife recently saw a YouTube video in which the Canadian homeowner stood his ground mount panels straight up in wintertime to take advantage of the strong reflected light from the snow to help compensate for his very northern location.
My evacuated tubes are mounted almost vertically on the south-facing wall of my home. At our lattitude the winter sun is low on the horizon. The ground slopes away from the house towards the south and in winter it is covered with snow. I believe the light reflected by the snow is one reason that the most productive months for my system are February & March, even though temperatures can be below -20F.
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