Episode 37 – Solar panels come in many forms: those that generate hot water, electricity or both. The way energy is collected from daylight, through collectors in the panel, will depend on the type of system you have. Here Richard White of LVP Renewables chats through how thermodynamic panels work, along with how they are installed and maintained.
** This recording predates the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland grant changes for photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal panels. For the latest information on SEAI grants see selfbuild.ie/advice/basics/grants-in-ireland/ **