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Solarsense awarded "Domestic installation of the year 2014"

Tuesday October 14, 2014

Croyde Cottage Complete Solar Roof

sppa_award_2014A Solarsense PV installation on a holiday home in Croyde has been awarded "Domestic rooftop installation of the Year" at the national Solar Power Portal Awards 2014.

The awards, judged by a panel of industry experts and leaders from the solar, renewable and business worlds, recognise and commend good practice, professionalism, quality, safety and innovation, with the aim of being a marker of the brightest and best that UK solar has to offer.

Stephen Barrett, Director, said: "It's a real honour to win this award. We've been installing solar for more than 20 years so it's great that our hard work and innovation continues to be recognised in this way".

About the project
To satisfy planning requirements and ensure the support of local residents Solarsense developed a bespoke solar roof for this costal cottage.

Incorporating solar pv, solar thermal, roof lights and a bespoke flashing/cooling system, the roof provides enough energy to power and heat the cottage, as well as charging the owner’s electric vehicle.

The owner will also benefit from a steady income from the Feed-in Tariff for 20 years.

System Size: 7.7kWp PV + 4m2 Solar Thermal
Commissioned: September 2013
Client: Private homeowner
Modules: Romag (UK)
Roof type: Bespoke complete solar roof

Estimated annual output: 6,050 kWh
Annual CO2 emissions savings: 2,692 Kg

Read the full case study.

Read the full press release (with photos).

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