How Does Solar PV Help You Meet Building Regulations?


How Does Solar PV Help You Meet Building Regulations?

Over the years an increasing number of businesses and housing developers have been investing in solar energy by having solar panels or solar tiles installed on their new build property roofs. This increase in demand has been due to a number of factors, most importantly due to the introduction of new building regulations that developers need to adhere to.

This is more based on new build properties as they’re required to adhere to Part L of the building regulation code for energy efficiency. As such new properties require certain energy saving measures to be installed to help the new developments meet the required efficiency levels. - UK Government

The latest version of Part L states that all new build domestic buildings need to show a 25% improvement in CO2 emissions. There are many ways in which part L regulations can be met from renewable technologies like solar Photovoltaic (PV), Solar Hot Water (SHW), Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery (MVHR), heat pumps as well as non-renewable options such as airtight/insulation standards etc.

However, out of all of these options one the most beneficial, cost-effective and less intrusive options is Solar PV. This is due to Solar PV installations being recognised by many planning applications as the ideal way to conserve fuel and power because it involves generating energy in an environmentally-friendly way, rather than consuming power from fossil fuel grid supplies. It also requires minimal maintenance compared to most other renewable options making it also a cost-effective solution in the long term for the end user.

Not only this but Solar PV can be designed and integrated into housing developments to reach the required emission requirements and planning conditions. In fact, our specialist teams here at Ecolution can design a solution that perfectly fits into your existing plans and install the PV system without disrupting your contractors time. We ensure that the structure and integrity of the roof remains completely unaffected, whilst at the same time maximising the potential of the solar installation.

Here at Ecolution, we provide the full installation service for our customers, so we cover everything from design, supply, install, commission & handover and maintenance. Our service enables you to conform to the requirements set in place both nationally and locally by the Government, whilst increasing your green credentials without your costs hitting the roof!

Get in touch with us today to discuss installation options with one of our dedicated team members and we can help you save money year on year!

Over the years an increasing number of businesses and housing developers have been investing in solar energy by having solar panels or solar tiles installed on their new build property roofs. This increase in demand has been due to a number of factors, most importantly due to the introduction of new building regulations that developers need to adhere to.

This is more based on new build properties as they’re required to adhere to Part L of the building regulation code for energy efficiency. As such new properties require certain energy saving measures to be installed to help the new developments meet the required efficiency levels. - UK Government

The latest version of Part L states that all new build domestic buildings need to show a 25% improvement in CO2 emissions. There are many ways in which part L regulations can be met from renewable technologies like solar Photovoltaic (PV), Solar Hot Water (SHW), Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery (MVHR), heat pumps as well as non-renewable options such as airtight/insulation standards etc.

However, out of all of these options one the most beneficial, cost-effective and less intrusive options is Solar PV. This is due to Solar PV installations being recognised by many planning applications as the ideal way to conserve fuel and power because it involves generating energy in an environmentally-friendly way, rather than consuming power from fossil fuel grid supplies. It also requires minimal maintenance compared to most other renewable options making it also a cost-effective solution in the long term for the end user.

Not only this but Solar PV can be designed and integrated into housing developments to reach the required emission requirements and planning conditions. In fact, our specialist teams here at Ecolution can design a solution that perfectly fits into your existing plans and install the PV system without disrupting your contractors time. We ensure that the structure and integrity of the roof remains completely unaffected, whilst at the same time maximising the potential of the solar installation.

Here at Ecolution, we provide the full installation service for our customers, so we cover everything from design, supply, install, commission & handover and maintenance. Our service enables you to conform to the requirements set in place both nationally and locally by the Government, whilst increasing your green credentials without your costs hitting the roof!

Get in touch with us today to discuss installation options with one of our dedicated team members and we can help you save money year on year!

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