Solar Power Roofing rising in popularity

Solar power is a really popular renewable energy source simply because it can save homeowners thousands of money off their energy bills as well as cut the property’s carbon footprint.
More and more people are investing in the technology to be sustainable and cost-effective. Power generated fuels are rising in prices and there has been a big emphasis over the past couple of years on ‘trying to be green’ therefore opting for solar power is a healthy alternative.

So it is no wonder why so many Britons are installing solar panels on their roofs. There are four main benefits of the renewable energy solution and these include:

1. Saving money
During such tough economic times, however one can save money is key to success and although installing solar power on the roof is initially expensive, it does work out cost-effective over the long-term. You will earn the money back because sunlight is free and limitless so it will always be environmentally friendly.
One can generate heat or electricity from solar roofing and it can save you up to 30% on your annual energy bills. And any units of electricity that are not used can even be sold back to The Grid to make an income.

2. Maintenance-free
Once solar roofing is installed it requires hardly any maintenance. Obviously they will need cleaning from time to time to maximise its efficiency but it just depends on the kind of weather you receive. You can hire specialist solar panel cleaners.

3. Pollution-free
Most traditional fuels used to generate heat or electricity cause pollution which is harmful to the environment. Burning oil for example is bad for the plant’s ozone layer however solar power is pollution-free. It is eco-friendly and does not omit any greenhouse gases.

4. Noise-free
Solar roofing does not create any noise when they are used. Some people argue that they are an eyesore and cause a distraction in the community but in fact they extract energy from the sun completely silently.

Read more about our Redland Solar PV products.

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