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Heriot Watt University - Twenty years and one million followers for the installer of the UK's first solar roof

The Heriot-Watt Low Carbon Building design specialist who installed the UK’s first ever Solar Roof, has celebrated twenty years for the roof and one million citizens living with solar roofs in the UK.Professor Sue Roaf designed and built the eco-house for herself in North Oxford in 1995, installing the first integrated solar roof despite facing opposition from the energy industry at the time and being told by the Government that it would never work “because there is not enough sunshine in Britain”.

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