Lavender Oaks Care Home, Carshalton
Sector: Residential, New Build Construction
Commissiong Date: August 2017
The new care homes site has been developed by Port Haven Care Homes. The building will provide 24 hours residential, nursing and dementia care for the elderly.
The PV was stipulated by the M&E consultants to generate an output of 18,500 kWh to comply with Part L 2013.
With our strong history of commercial design and build solar PV solutions in Surrey, Hampshire, and Sussex, Ablaze was appointed by Harkel, the M&E contractor, to deliver the solar PV system and meet the Part L renewable energy target.
The solar PV solution designed by Myriad Solar consists of 81 16% efficient Sapphire panels mounted on a proprietary fixing system for membrane roofs. The installation provides 18,500-kilowatt hours of renewable power to the building per year. The cost savings on utilities are in excess of £2,250 per year.
The Specification and Benefits:
System size: 21,46 kWp
Mounting System: Bespoke Design by Ablaze MyriadSolar and proprietary flat roof Schletter system
Predicted output: 18,500 kWh per Annum
Estimated CO² savings: 10 Tons per Annum
Feed-In-Tariff rate: £0.0419 per kWh
Estimated FiT income: £800 per Annum
Electricity costs savings: £2,350 per Annum
Estimated Climate Change Levy Exemptions: £105 per Annum
Total savings: £3,200 per Annum