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Solar Pool Heating Panels on a Tile Roof – Design to Reality

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We have a lot of tile roofs in Florida. Sometimes known as barrel tile, S-tile, Roman tile, Spanish tile, or Mediterranean tile (among other names), these roofs are popular, especially in gated communities. Installing solar pool heating panels presents challenges on tile roofs, and we like the aluminum rack method. This method uses structural aluminum channels to act as a …

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Photovoltaic Systems Can Fit Any Roof

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Sometimes it’s a challenge to fit a photovoltaic (solar electric) system on a roof, but with careful planning, most any roof can accommodate at least some solar panels. This roof (which happens to be mine) was a bit challenging because I have a unique dining room that juts out from the south roof onto the pool deck. The system was …