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Cut your energy bills and carbon footprint with £1000 off solar

Trusted and recognised as the best installer of 2023 by the Independent, Effective Home has joined forces with Halifax to make going green and reducing your carbon footprint effortless.

Sign up for a free quote today and get £1,000 off until 31st June as well as a complimentary Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) upon installation of your purchase.
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The affordable way to reduce your energy bill

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Reduce the future cost of energy in your home with Solar PV panels

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Easily store surplus energy to use when you need it

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Protect the environment and reduce your carbon footprint

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Ability to earn income from the solar energy you create.

The use of renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly important issues across the country.

The installation of home solar panels helps protect the climate by reducing fossil fuel consumption and helps protect you from rising energy costs.

At Effective Home, we strive for a quality service that truly delivers. Our home solar panels are of the highest quality and come with a 25 year warranty for peace of mind.

Don’t just take our word for it, see what our customers are saying about us.

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Find the right system for your home.

Let’s match you to the right system for your home. We’ll run checks on your home online in the background, recommending you a package that is right for you, for free.

Why choose Solar?

Home solar panels reduce your carbon footprint, offer energy security, and can save you significantly on your annual electricity bill. Good for the planet, your peace of mind and your pocket. There are a number of options that may or may not be available to you based on your roof type, usage and even dependant on shading on your roof. It doesn’t all have to be as complicated as it sounds.

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How much does it cost?

The average cost for a 3 bed house including installation starts at £6,650*. To get a tailored quote and free home survey today fill on our online form and one of our team will be in touch with you shortly.

*solar panels only

Why Choose Effective?

• Rated the Best Solar Installer 2023 by the Independent
• Accredited by MCS
• Rated excellent on Trustpilot
• 25 year warranty provided for solar panels

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Looking to improve your EPC Rating with solar?

Switching to solar energy has numerous benefits. Not only can it potentially boost your property’s value with a good Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, but it can also lead to lower energy bills and a substantial reduction in carbon emissions.

Did you know the benefits of Solar and Battery ?

FAQs

best solar installer voted by independent advisor

A solar panel system needs hardly any maintenance at all – they even self-clean when it rains. A quick washdown with a hose a few times a year will shift any other dirt or dust. Zero expense and no need to call an expert out.

No. No red tape, no hassle – a solar panel system doesn’t need any special permission from your local authority to be fitted onto your home.

The only exception to this is if you live in a listed building or live in a designated Conservation Area or World Heritage site. Even then, you can still have solar panels installed – they need fitting onto a roof that isn’t visible from a road. Read more in our in-depth guide.

There’s a big difference between sunlight and daylight. Solar panels need daylight to generate power – not the sun’s rays.

This means you can still generate power even on cloudy days. In fact, less direct sunlight can be beneficial – too much heat can reduce the power solar panels capture by up to 25%.

 

Source: https://www.cedgreentech.com/article/how-does-heat-affect-solar-panel-efficiencies

You don’t have to add a smart solar battery. However, without one you will only be able to use the energy your new PV panels generate for your home at the time it is generated. When there is no solar energy to tap into, your energy supply will revert back to the Grid. A smart solar battery stores your energy ready so you can use it or store it for when you need it. How it works.

During your free home survey, one of our solar energy specialists will assess your home and rooftop – this will determine what your solar panel system options are and how many PV panels you need to produce sufficient energy for your household.

We can also give you a good idea of how much money you could make by trading your solar energy on the Grid.

By generating and using your own solar energy – instead of power from the National Grid – you can make significant savings on your electricity bills. The Energy Saving Trust calculator estimates that a typical 4kWp solar panel system can knock between £500-£700 off your annual bill with the Smart Export Guarantee SEG depending on where you live.

 

Using battery storage alongside your solar panels can further increase your savings – because a battery will store the surplus energy that you produce, so you can use it when the sun goes down instead of drawing it from the Grid.

 

*Example of annual savings based in Manchester with SEG (Sept 2020): https://energysavingtrust.org.uk/renewable-energy/electricity/solar-panels

Free Home Survey

Your solar energy system quote and estimate will be independently verified by EPVS (Energy Performance Verification Scheme) to ensure the information about how much money you could save and the running costs are correct.

Unfortunately we can only install on homes when the system is purchased by the property owner. If you wish to get solar panels installed, please talk to your landlord and request that they get in touch.)
If you own a leasehold property, you will need consent from your landlord before you can progress with a solar panel installation. If you own a share of freehold property, you may require consent from other freeholders before installation, depending on who owns the roof space. Please make the relevant enquiries prior to booking an installation.
Installations on a flat roof are more complex in nature due to the requirements for specific mounting systems to ensure the correct orientation. Unfortunately, we are not currently offering this type of installation.
You will need consent from your local authority before you can progress with a solar panel installation. You will need consent from your local authority before you can progress with a solar panel installation. This will require the engagement of an architectural firm, and/or a planning consultant - for more information on this. We can still provide you with a free installation quote, but will need evidence of your consent before we can progress any further.
Unfortunately, we will be unable to progress with an installation if you do not own the roof space in your property deeds.
Note: You can get solar energy with us regardless of having a Halifax mortgage or banking product

By submitting this form, you confirm:

  • We can contact you and access your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data (if required).

  • We can share your personal data with Lloyds Banking Group for the purposes of monitoring uptake of the solar panel scheme and the free EPC offer

Read our privacy policy for more information about how we will use and store your details
Unfortunately we can only install on homes when the system is purchased by the property owner. If you wish to get solar panels installed, please talk to your landlord and request that they get in touch.)
Unfortunately, we will be unable to progress with an installation if you do not own the roof space in your property deeds.
Installations on a flat roof are more complex in nature due to the requirements for specific mounting systems to ensure the correct orientation. Unfortunately, we are not currently offering this type of installation.
The process for listed buildings and properties located in a conservation area is slightly more complex and you must obtain listed building consent and/or conservation area consent. This will require the engagement of an architectural firm, and/or a planning consultant – please refer to our guide for more information on this. Once you have consent for this, we look forward to hearing from you. Note: You can still get solar energy with us, but you won’t receive the Halifax Green Living Reward cashback. You will still benefit from a free Energy Performance Certificate and from reduced energy bills.

If you think you may be eligible for the Green Living Reward, you can still apply. Find out more here.

By submitting this form, you confirm:

  • You qualify and have registered for the Green Living Reward and accept the terms and conditions

  • We can share your personal data with Lloyds Banking group for the purposes of monitoring uptake of the solar panel scheme and the free EPC offer

  • We can contact you and access your Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data (if required).

Read our privacy policy for more information about how we will use and store your details