Solar Water Heater

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This is a solar thermal collector that is part of a solar domestic water heating system. This is an “active-direct” system and is only recommended for warm c…

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5 Responses to Solar Water Heater

  1. Nice.

    April 17, 2014 at 3:57 am

  2. Any suggestions for northern climates?

    Charles Wildbank
    April 17, 2014 at 4:54 am

  3. What do you mean by evacuated tube collectors? I even fantasize these
    collectors heating up my walls for cold months if copper pipes are laid out
    like space radiating heaters

    Charles Wildbank
    April 17, 2014 at 5:07 am

  4. @youwildbank Yes, go with and indirect system and possibly evacuated tube
    collectors depending on how far north you are. Also, the reduced solar
    insolation up north and indirect system usage mean that you will need more
    panels for the same amount of hot water usage down south.

    April 17, 2014 at 5:20 am

  5. I am talking about as far north as Long Island

    Charles Wildbank
    April 17, 2014 at 5:27 am

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