FAQs

What is the difference between an Energie Solar Panel System and Solar Tubes or Plates?

Unlike traditional solar panels (tubes and flat plates) the Energie system offers: No unnecessary annual maintenance checks. In order to maintain the maximum efficiency of tubes and plates they must be serviced annually. LVP panels are lightweight (weighing only 8kg) and roof structures do not need to be reinforced. Conventional solar panels are heavy-weighing [...]

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Who are LVP Renewables?

LVP Renewables is a associate company of LVP Conveyors which is an Irish, family run company that was established in the 1970s. To find out more about LVP Renewables please visit our about us page. We pride ourselves on the quality of our Energie product and on our professional and prompt customer service.  We are very confident in our product and during [...]

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Does this system need a back-up heating system during the winter?

No, this is the only solar panel heating system that will provide you with 100% of your hot water. Also our cylinders come with a mini-emersion inside that can be turned on manually if needed. However if you would like to incorporate a back-up heating system there is a provision for a secondary heating coil [...]

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Do you have references that I can contact and potentially visit?

All of our customers, without exception have been extremely happy with how the system has performed for them, and some of these customers are kind enough to recieve calls and even let potential customers view their system. LVP can advise on this.

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Is the equipment guaranteed?

The panel and stainless steel cylinder comes with a 10 year guarantee. There is a 5 year guarantee on other parts and we offer a 2 year labour

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Is regular maintenance necessary?

Virtually no maintenance is necessary. The magnesium anode must be checked annually however. This is a simple thing to do, LVP can advise on this.

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Must the panels be fitted on the roof?

No, they can be fitted to any outside wall, roof or garden. However the majority of people do position them on their roof as it is normally the least obtrusive location.

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