Surespan Solar’s latest solar technology integrates with its roof hatches to provide a turn-key, out-of-the-box solution for powered-opening hatches.
No electricians are necessary; the semi-flexible, self-healing ETFE solar panel provides a 20 W rating of power as standard which in turn charges a neatly-concealed battery pack within the hatch upstand. The final touch is a wireless remote control.
The system will be designed to provide seven open and close cycles per day to ensure battery longevity, but has capacity for more than 14 cycles off the battery. The highly-efficient crystalline cell solar panel ensures all-weather operation; even on cloudy days there is solar radiation passing through the clouds which will charge the battery, while the inbuilt charge controller protects against battery discharge during night-time.
The solar panel is salt-spray and UV light tested, and water-resistant for robust outdoor use. It is manufactured with six-layer heavy-duty laminate, which protects the solar cell circuit from extreme conditions, and is backed with a 20-year cell performance warranty and a two-year product warranty for peace of mind.
The new generation, solar-powered roof hatch is based on the market-leading SRHP75. Thermally broken and fully insulated, this roof hatch can be fitted with solar panels and electric actuators for out-of-the-box, wireless operation.
The semi-flexible ETFE panel adheres to the lid of the roof hatch, and a cable runs within the upstand connected to a battery pack and small control module allowing remote control.
To view the product, visit surespancovers.com/surespan-solar