Robert Porteous
Roofing, Scaffolding & Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Specialists: the North East's first MCS Accredited roofer. We also now specialise in fibre glass roofing.
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t: 01665 833 270
M: 07709 165 734
e: rob@robporteous.co.uk
Introduction
solar energy

Installing a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system at your home or business is a rewarding achievement that will bring financial and environmental benefits for years to come.

There are many related products on the market and selecting the right equipment for your properties requirements (being domestic/ commercial) can be a daunting procedure. The technical specification and associated performance of equipment combined with suitable selection of supporting components can be a complex and time-consuming process. Our company offer full assistance and advice required to make sure that your project is designed with optimum performance and operation from day one. We provide the technical expertise, choice of economic equipment, Installation and on-going
services so your project can be successfully integrated to your home or business.

The two primary benefits of incorporating a solar PV system are the production and consumption of free electricity and the consequent saving of carbon emissions and other greenhouse gasses. As a technology it also has a number of other benefits:

pointer Straight forward to install as the panels are modular light
pointer Reliable technology- panels are guaranteed to last between 20-25 years
pointer Reduced electricity bills
pointer Excess electricity can be sold back to the national grid, giving you an extra tax free income  

Our information pack outlines the processes involved and the various factors needed to be taken into account if you are thinking of having a solar system installed by our company. We would like you to be aware of any requirements that may be needed before your installation can be installed such as: is your building suitable? Is planning permission needed? How much electricity will it produce?

We will help you through every stage of the project process from the initial outline appraisal and consideration through to installation and commissioning of the system and electricity export.
pointer Determine the Solar resource on-site to inform sizing of solar equipment
pointer Assess the site suitability for Solar PV  using our site survey forms
pointer Undertake an electrical assessment to ensure all electrics are in good working order to enable the installation to go-ahead
pointer Design and develop a system to achieve economic production and saving of co2
pointer Present a quotation of which a sap calculation will be included so you can see the return you can get
back from installing the system
pointer Educate and explain to our customers and present the available options to you going forward
pointer Project manager, install and commission your install
pointer Arrange grid export / sell back of excess electricity generated.

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