Redland’s roof integrated Solar PV tiles have been specified for a 6,500sq ft, contemporary domestic property in Esher, Surrey, called Tolipah. Redland Cambrian Slate was used to complete the roof, providing an aesthetically pleasing finish.
Tony Draper, Scheme Designer, says:
“The client wanted a modern house design, including a solar PV system that had to be aesthetically pleasing. Redland’s roof integrated PV tiles were specified because they are extremely good quality and the best solution on the market for a high end property such as Tolipah. Cambrian slates finished the look perfectly.”
The home was equipped with Redland’s solar PV technology to enable the owner to save money on electricity bills and guard against future price rises.
Redlands integrated solar photovoltaic systems are specially designed for performance; ease of installation and to blend in with the roof itself, therefore creating a beautiful finish. Furthermore, they can be expanded easily at a later date giving the customer maximum flexibility and minimum inconvenience.
Redland Cambrian Slates are manufactured from 60% recycled Welsh slate, have a thin leading edge and have a proven track record on pitches as low as 15 degrees. They come in three colours, weather like natural slate and are interlocking.
Redland also offers a 15 year guarantee for the entire roof when the company’s products are used exclusively and a 25 year power output guarantee for its solar PV tiles. These are some of the most comprehensive guarantees on the market.
About Roofing Supplies’ Garry Tuffen installed the roof. “I’d never installed any integrated PV before,” he explains. “The installation was really simple though. I’d certainly use Redland integrated solar PV tiles again as I found them much better than above roof solar PV systems. Above all else, the client was very happy as we met the specifications and achieved the look they wanted.”
Despite current challenges in the PV industry the roof integrated photovoltaic market is predicted to grow by approximately 35% by 2015, proving its popularity within the industry.
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