Tag Archive for 'Gavin Lanoe'

Performance of solar thermal and photovoltaic panels in Guernsey

January 2nd, 2012 by Gavin Lanoe

I installed four 215 watt photovoltaic panels and a solar thermal panel composed of 30 evacuated tubes on the roof of my home two years ago. This brief article looks at the amount of energy capture by these systems and the return-on-investment.

Mounting photovoltaic panels on a Guernsey roof

July 19th, 2010 by Gavin Lanoe

To mount photovoltaic panels (PV panels) on the roof of our home we decided to make our own mounting brackets.  This was mostly because of cost as the standard mounting kits can be expensive. There is a long payback time for photovoltaic panels so keeping the installation cost as low as possible shortens the payback […]