A pergola can be a big investment. Make sure you get all you can out of it by incorporating solar panels, lighting or climate control accessories. Solar panels will make it so you use less electricity and save more money. Integrated lighting will allow you to spend time below your pergola after the sun goes down. And climate control will help you stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
Discover how you can cut your energy costs by installing solar panels on your pergola or patio cover.
See how light fixtures can be permanently installed on your pergola to maximize use after dark.
Learn how fans, misters and heaters can make your patio cover a comfortable space year round.
When incorporating elements such as solar panels, lighting, fans, misters and heaters make sure you hire an experienced installer. Any electrical work should be done by a licensed electrician. Know ahead of time if you would like to include these items so that they can be included in the design and estimate. Adding them in as an afterthought can be tricky and expensive.