Tag: solar panels

Solar Panels and Heat Pumps

Solar Panels and Heat Pumps Solar Panels go hand in hand with other renewable energy technologies.  Many ask the question about which renewable energy is best but the real question is what is the best combination of technologies to suit a particular situation. Solar Panels either for heating water (Solar Thermal) or producing electricity (Solar PV panels)…

By Simon March 30, 2016 Off

Solar Panels – Solar PV and Part L

Solar Panels - PV and Part L When building a new house there is a requirement in the building regulations to install a certain amount of renewable energy generation in the building's energy system.  This requirement is accepted to be 10 kWh of renewable energy per m2 of floor area if using renewable thermal energy…

By Simon November 9, 2015 Off

Solar Panels – SEAI grants and the HRI

Solar Panels - Grants and the HRI There are two great incentives available now to upgrade the energy efficiency of your home.  Installing solar panels for heating water is included in these incentives.  The two incentives are the Better Energy Homes grant from the SEAI and the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI). The SEAI Grant for…

By Simon November 2, 2015 Off

Solar Panels Ireland – Obama’s plan

Solar Panels Ireland - Obama's Climate change plan. Here is a good video we have found which explains the impacts and intentions of President Obama's climate change plan.  It certainly makes all the right noises but the time delay on the implementation will surely result in confusion and conflict as the main players figure out…

By Simon October 1, 2015 Off