"The project was completed within the dates agreed and within the quoted budget. Your display units and advice given at Monkmoor left us in no..."

Mr Davies

More testimonials

Is your home suitable?

Solar PV Systems use sunlight (direct and diffused) to generate electricity from Silicone, a semi-conductor. Sunlight of a specific frequency liberates electrons that flow as electrical ‘direct’ current [DC] and then exported for conversion to alternating current [AC].

Solar PV Systems locations include:

  • Flat & Pitched Roofs
  • Land (e.g. paddock, sloping bank, unused garden area)
  • On the sides of buildings (façade mounted)

Ideal Requirements:

  • Roof – is strong enough to support the weight of the system meeting Building Regulations
  • System Modules (panels) need to face in a southerly direction ranging from east through south to west. True South is the ideal.
  • Modules are pitched between 20º to 50º. 30º is considered the ideal.
  • Installation site is not affected by shade, especially between the hours of 9.00am to 3.00pm.

Mounting Systems include

  • In Roof (replaces some of the existing tiles)
  • On Roof using a rail system
  • Solar Tiles e.g. Marley (replaces some of the existing roof tiles)
  • Frame Mounting – for ground and flat roofs – replicating the ideal pitch

Installing a solar PV system onto a roof adds about 20Kg per M² to the roof load. It’s imperative that we scientifically assess your roof’s additional load capacity so Building Regulations compliance can be checked and certified by a Chartered Structural Engineer. Overloading a roof can result in serious structural damage which is why we go the extra roof survey mile.

Book a SolarSafe roof survey