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NRG Panel Feature in Retrofit Podcast

The Retrofit Podcast

In this special episode of Electric Ireland Superhomes podcast, “The Retrofit Podcast,” a panel of experienced experts delves into the integration of Solar PVs into retrofit projects.
Join Cori Calvert, Retrofit Advisor at Electric Ireland Superhomes, Odran Casey, Product Lead – New Energy from Electric Ireland, Sean O Shea, Sales Consultant – NRG Panel, and Architect Hugh Wallace as they take a deep dive into the various benefits of integrating Solar PVs into retrofitting projects.

The Retrofit Podcast airs every Thursday for six weeks as retrofitting experts share their knowledge and experiences. They will walk you through real-life case studies that showcase the incredible transformations homes can undergo with the right retrofitting strategies.

Understanding Retrofitting

Retrofitting, a term often bandied about in discussions about energy efficiency, holds the key to transforming homes into sustainable, energy-saving havens. Let’s delve into the intricacies of retrofitting, exploring its various facets and how NRG Panel Ireland is at the forefront of this transformative journey.

Retrofitting is a comprehensive approach to improving energy efficiency that goes beyond simple upgrades. It plays a crucial role in the transformation of homes into sustainable, energy-saving environments.

Unlike a basic upgrade, retrofitting views homes as complex systems with interconnected components like heat generation, insulation, and ventilation.

The advantages of retrofitting go beyond monetary savings.

In addition to reduced energy bills, homeowners can enjoy increased warmth, enhanced comfort, and improved airflow throughout their homes. It’s a holistic approach that transforms living spaces into more sustainable and comfortable havens.

The Cost of Solar Panels

Solar panels Ireland cost varies widely within the renewable energy sector.

The main thing to remember is that all solar panels are not the same. It is extremely important to do your research on the company and indeed the products they use.

Always use a SEAI registered installer to ensure works are carried out to a high standard, along with guidelines. Always ask the company what products they use and what warranties and after sales service they provide. This is an investment you want to make sure you are using a reputable company who will be there for you when you need them.

Here at NRG Panel we use top quality solar panels with some of the highest manufacturer warranties and efficiency levels on the market.

We use Jinko solar panels on our installs, these solar panels are produced using a combination of innovative production processes and advanced engineering techniques, providing you with maximum output and super high performance. This modern design uses matching black cells and frames and have a very long lifespan of 30+ years. This is backed by a 30 years manufacturer warranty.

Solar Panels Cost Varies

As we already mentioned It is really important that when you are comparing quotations for Solar Panels you compare like with like all components of the system. You also need to consider the company you are dealing with.

is very hard to give a direct quote as it all depends on the type of system the consultant designs for you, Solar panel installations are now VAT free meaning that the cost of installation has been reduced for the end user, and prices now start from €7,500 before any grant deductions.

The Solar Panel system designed for you is dependent on several factors including your electricity usage, lifestyle and the details of your home and roof, this is why it is important to have a consultation to ensure we are offering you a bespoke system specifically designed for your needs.

If you wish to learn in-depth about the newly updated pricing and grants for Solar PV panels, you shouldn’t miss this article about Irish Energy-efficient home retrofits.

It would be easy for us to put any sized system on your roof and give you unrealistic savings expectations. We could install at any orientation, not taking your usage or shading into consideration just to get a sale, and unfortunately, this is not rare within the industry.

However, this is NOT how we operate at NRG Panel, and this along with our after-sales care is what merits us being market leaders in Ireland. We are honest with our estimates, we treat each home as unique and we take the time to design a bespoke system specifically for your needs.

Get a system designed for your needs today by a company that cares!


As the Leader for Solar Panels in Ireland, NRG Panel can help discuss all of your needs whilst you are comfortable in knowing we are the best in the industry.