How Solar Panels Work – A Guide For Dummies

The type of solar panel you normally see on people’s roofs are called Photovoltaic Solar Panelsphoto meaning light, and voltaic meaning to do with electricity. As the name suggests, Photovoltaic (or PV) panels convert light directly into electrical energy. So how do they work? How much sunlight do they need? And most importantly, is it sunny enough for them to work in the cloudy UK?

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Home Insulation – Why is it free?

Why is home insulation free?

When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as a free lunch, and when something is offered to us for nothing most people are quite understandably suspicious. It’s a question our energy surveyors are faced with quite often – why is it free, and what’s the catch? So who exactly is footing the bill for your lovely free loft or cavity wall insulation, and why are they feeling so generous?

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