MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc. announced that LIV Communities is Canada’s first home builder to install a Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Solution in one of its show homes. LIV’s Casablanca: The Grand Collection in Brampton, Ontario, will offer the system as an upgrade to executive homes being built for homeowners looking to invest in and benefit from solar energy.
The solar modules in this installation use black materials, offering homeowners a clean, modern aesthetic. The system will be available as an energy management option for other select LIV homes in its Classics and Casablanca communities, also in Brampton.
“Panasonic’s installation of an energy management system in LIV Communities marks the next phase in residential solar energy and an industry-leading step forward in sustainable housing,” said Walter Buzzelli, managing director at Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada. “As we continue to roll out projects with LIV Communities, we are excited for homeowners to realize the benefits of investing in solar and energy management technology.”
The Panasonic Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage System installation is one of the first net metering projects of its kind for Brampton Hydro One. Net metering allows customers who generate their own electricity from solar power to feed excess power back into the grid.
Panasonic’s Residential Solar PV + Energy Storage Solution uses the latest lithium-ion battery technology to capture and use solar energy. This integrated solution maximizes consumption by allowing homeowners to easily adjust the system as energy needs fluctuate. With the solar PV system, battery, and grid working together to power the home, the intelligent system takes the guesswork out of managing residential solar power. The battery system also allows the homeowner to store electricity for backup power during a grid outage.
“The collaboration with Panasonic Eco Solutions demonstrates a shift in home building towards the integration of green solutions into the overall design and offering,” said Anthony Martelli, chief operating officer, LIV Communities. “The innovative technology allows our customers to live with peace of mind knowing they are prepared for future blackouts or outages while enjoying the added benefits of sustainability and savings on electricity bills.”
For more information, visit www.panasonic.ca/solar.
Publication date: 4/11/2016