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Solar PV Roof Slates / PV Tiles

Traditional style solar PV roof slates / PV tiles are designed to be understated and settle into their environment. Solar PV slates / PV Tiles replace traditional roof tiles and slates and are installed directly onto roof battens.

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Solar PV slates are installed in the same overlapping style as traditional roof slates, leaving a headlap. Solar PV slates can either form the complete roof or integrated into existing slate, tile, metal and concrete roofs. The number, style, size and power rating of the solar PV slates used in the system design is flexible, full systems are designed based on aesthetic choices, power requirements, budgets and the characteristics of the property.

Solar PV Roof Slates

Benefits: Their good looks and subtle design make solar PV roof slates a popular choice for period homes, farm buildings and with planners especially for properties located within conservation areas. Solar PV roof slate systems are always unique and completely tailored to the requirements of the buildings and their owners. For new buildings and those needing to be re-roofed the cost of the PV system can be incorporated into the cost of installing the roof.

Solar PV Slate
Mounting Area: The ideal mounting area is on a due South facing roof at a pitch of between 30-40°. South East or South West facing roofs will see a reduction in power of between 2-5%. East or West facing roofs will see a reduction in power of between 10-25%. The flexible nature and range of products available for a solar PV slate installation means that strings of slates can be installed strategically for maximum overall power gain throughout the day. Most solar PV roof slates should only be installed at a roof pitch of greater then 22.5 ° for effective run off of rainwater.
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