Denbighshire Council has become one of the first local authorities in the UK to pilot a new type of solar pitched roof system, with the aim of cutting maintenance costs and helping tenants reduce their energy bills. The pioneering refurbishment scheme has seen Marley’s full roof system, combining its Acme Single Camber Clay Plain Tiles, together with integrated solar panels, installed on 110 homes.
The council’s specification required a like-for-like replacement for the existing clay roof tiles, but also required a pitched roof solution to minimise current maintenance costs, reducing the likelihood of future repairs and incorporating renewable solar technology to help tenants cut energy bills.
Opting for a full roof system that combined Marley’s Acme Single Camber Clay Plain Tiles alongside its integrated solar PV solution, SolarTile®, Denbighshire Council also specified JB red battens, underlay, dry fix, fittings for the project, all of which have been backed up with a 15-year guarantee, together with ongoing access to technical support from Marley.
Available in 8 different colours, the Acme Single Camber range combines the character of fired clay, with the precision of modern production techniques. In addition, Marley’s Acme Single Camber range is also accredited to the BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing, which means that projects can get extra credits under BREEAM.
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