Solar Water Heating


There are a variety of different types of solar water heating systems, but the basic technology is a straightforward extension of a building’s plumbing system. Solar collectors absorb heat from the sun and transfers that heat to water. A thermal storage tank stores water for use as needed. A conventional heating system provides backup if storage drops below the desired temperatures.

5.1Low Temperature Unglazed Collector
5.2Glazed Flat Plate Collectors
5.3Evacuated Tube Collectors
5.4Parabolic Trough Collectors

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