Can you have discreet solar panels?

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Solar panels offer a number of great benefits, they can save you money, are more environmentally friendly and yes, they can look incredibly stylish! Unfortunately, when most people think of solar panels they think of a product that is bulky, impractical and completely takes over any domestic roof, ruining the aesthetic.

Obviously, the issue with trying to hide solar panels is that they still need to get direct sunlight (usually by facing south). This means that trying to have them recessed below the level of the roof, or even hide them from view completely, will result in the panels being inefficient and likely ineffective. At this point, many people will decide it is just not worth having the panels.

While solar panels may have once have been exclusively very big and difficult to install, they now are much more modern. Take the wondrous Photovoltaic (PV) roof tiles that we currently offer at Metrotile, these solar panels are sleek, stylish and incredibly discreet.

You can have these on any roof and because they are designed to sit just above level with your roof no one will be able to tell. Whether you would like them on your home or office block these solar panels will look striking anywhere and can be installed extremely easily. If you’re looking for a more modern solar panel than the traditional huge slab rising above the profile of your roof then at Metrotile we can help!

The Benefits of Metrotile Solar Panels

Metrotile’s amazing Photovoltaic solar panels will quickly give you easy access to a number of great benefits. Installation is quick and easy; the solar panels are designed to interlock together and while no nails or screws are used they are still very secure.

Because the solar panels are interlocked and screwed in not nailed, removing any cells that happen to get damaged is simple and straightforward so replacing the panels will not be a problem. Unlike other older solar panels, no mounting systems are needed either and because of their modern design and set-up, these panels can be installed without the need for waterproofing or sealing. This means Metrotile PV panel installation will be faster and simpler compared to for old style solar panels.

Metrotile’s amazing Photovoltaic solar panels fit snuggly on any roofing and sit just above the level of regular roofing tiles. Because of their sleeker design they can also be easily installed on roofs of any type including low pitched roofs and other more unusual or complex designs.

Our PV roof tiles are of the polycrystalline class. This means the panel is made up of cells with multiple crystals compared with single crystal cells (monocrystalline). Polycrystalline panels provide the best return on investment (ROI) as they are cheaper to make than the monocrystalline variety and only slightly less efficient.

Our Metrotile Photovoltaic solar panels offer you a great array of benefits and show how solar panels have evolved. You’ll be able to save money on your energy bills and could even potentially make money by using a feed-in tariff scheme.

Reducing your carbon footprint is also easy with our solar panels and they are by far one of the best options for ensuring you have a more sustainable home or place of work. Whether it’s a commercial or private property our Metrotile Photovoltaic solar panels will be able to enhance any property.

For more information on how you can benefit from Metrotile’s Photovoltaic roof tiles you can give our team a call on 01249 658 514 or fill out our contact form here and we will get back to you as soon as we can.