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Benefits Of Solar Power In Your New Build or Renovation Project

Why solar you say? Well, with our abundant sunlight and a growing commitment to sustainability, New Zealand is an ideal location for harnessing the power of the sun. There are so many benefits for homeowners and the environment so let’s explore some of the key reasons we think you should incorporate solar power into your next new build or renovation project.

Clean and Renewable Energy:

Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy that generates electricity by harnessing the sun’s energy. By installing solar panels on your home, you reduce your reliance on fossil fuels and lower your carbon footprint. Solar energy a compelling choice for homeowners looking to reduce their environmental impact.

Reduced Electricity Bills:

With the cost of living at an all time high, one of the most immediate benefits of solar power is the reduction in electricity bills. Solar panels generate electricity during daylight hours, allowing you to use the energy produced and store excess power for later use or sell it back to the grid.

Energy Independence:

Solar power provides homeowners with a degree of energy independence. By generating your own electricity, you become less reliant on the grid and are better prepared for power outages or disruptions. We are increasingly experiencing severe weather events which occasionally impact power supply, so you may find solar energy can be a valuable asset.

Low Interest Loans:

Many New Zealand Banks are offering low interest loans to encourage the adoption of solar energy to those wishing to make their home more energy efficient . These loans can significantly reduce the upfront costs of installing solar panels, making it a more affordable option for homeowners.

Environmental Benefits:

Solar power reduces greenhouse gas emissions, helping combat climate change. New Zealand is committed to transitioning to cleaner energy sources, and solar power aligns with the country’s goals for a more sustainable future. By adopting solar energy, homeowners contribute to a greener and more environmentally friendly New Zealand.

Low Maintenance:

Solar panels are durable and have a long lifespan, often exceeding 25 years. They require minimal maintenance, with occasional cleaning and routine inspections. This low maintenance aspect makes solar power a hassle-free addition to a new build home or renovation, allowing homeowners to enjoy the benefits without extensive upkeep.

Energy Storage Solutions:

Although expensive, incorporating energy storage solutions, such as batteries, with your solar power system allows you to store excess energy generated during the day for use during the night or on cloudy days. This further enhances the reliability and flexibility of your energy supply.

We think installing solar power in your home is a wise investment with numerous advantages. As the country continues to prioritise clean energy, harnessing the power of the sun is an excellent way to be part of this positive change.

If you think going solar is the right choice for you, we’ll work alongside our trusted subcontractors to come up with the best solution for you and your family. We’re here to help – get in touch here.