While solar heating systems are clearly a choice to help curb electricity payments for commercial office buildings, they do incur some costs. Not like many green energy alternatives, this option is likely one of the most intrusive for the owner of the property during installation. At the very least, it will require some patience.
The two basic heating systems are convection and underfloor heating systems . Knowing the difference between the two is not hard to understand, but we are going to describe a few of the differences between these two options to help dispel any inaccurate preconceptions.
Modern under floor heating systems are either water or electric. Because putting in a solar electric energy option would be more uneconomical for our purposes, a solar heating system that uses water would be the better alternative. However, there is an area of the set-up process that can get difficult for the investor of an already constructed commercial building and its current lease holders. These types of solar heating systems need a subflooring to be set-up. This would require either adding to the current flooring, or the current flooring will have to be be elevated. Even so, the process can also be completed rapidly by an expert contractor. Moreover, of the two choices this is the better long-term investment.
Convection heat is what we are all used to at present and it has a solar option which is “photovoltaic conversion”. Photovoltaic conversion transforms sunlight into electric power. The benefit of this is in addition to using it for heat, you can also use the electric power it generates to operate (for a number of hours anyway), your indoor air conditioner. Setting-up of this type of solar heating system is also less intrusive, and it’s absolutely a good money saver in the long-term.
If offered a option between the two kinds of heating systems, in terms of what to put in for a house of building still to be designed, a combination of the two methods, underfloor and convection heating would produce energy savings far greater than those seen by using either methods. This type of combination is quite affordable to select compared to regular cooling and heating systems. Green energy options in this day and age are within the budget of the middle class and more better at saving energy than ever before. Hence, in selecting this solar alternative, the building owner increase his or her profit margin and raise the marketability of his office building.
Dependability rating of both types of heating set-ups is high. This ground-breaking technology has been progressively improved upon for nearly sixty years. What began as simple flat plates has become more advanced due to the new discoveries in the science of metallurgy and heat conduction to improve the efficacy of the solar heating system. Indeed this kind of research study has led to extensive advancement in creating green energy options, which not only benefits the planet, but consumers and commercial industries as well. This technology genuinely serves everyone.
When choosing any type of green energy equipment for either a pre-existing building or new property still to be built, check with a solar solutions provider and ask plenty of questions until you are satisfied, all of your requirements will be met.
Negotiating with a reliable solar technology provider and installation specialists will ensure that the installation and implementation procedure will be as smooth as possible. Congratulations on your decision to invest in a green energy option for your property’s heating system. Here our some tips on building renovations.