Building Solar Roof
Solar Energy

Building Solar Roof

A solar roof would be particularly suitable if you have a roof that needs repairing or replacing. A solar roof is cheaper than solar panels, and acts as weatherproofing as well as a solar heater. Its disadvantage is that it is less efficient than conventional solar panels. The solar roof, or trickle collector, consists of…

Solar Space Heating
Solar Energy

Solar Space Heating

With collector and tank Solar energy can be used to heat your home as well. One way is to use a large area of collector and a large hot water storage tank. The rule of thumb is to allow 50-60 litres of thermal storage per square metre of collector area, although some people might suggest…