Solar Pool Heaters Excelsior MN

Local resource for solar pool heaters in Excelsior, MN. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to recreational pool, pool water temperatures, and solar energy as well as advice and content on southern climates and northern climates.

Minnesota Renewable Energy Society
(612) 963-4757
2928 5th Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN
 
Arrowhead Energy and Comfort Solutions
(218) 590-9000
379 Erkkila Rd
Esko, MN
Services
Energy auditing and blower door testing

Pro Energy Consultants
(651) 233-2085
1670 Robert St S #295
St Paul, MN
Services
Home Energy Audits

IGI INC
(651) 354-2913
625 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN
Services
We supply, design, install solar electric,solar heating, cooling systems.

American Resource & Energy
651-330-1263 ext 28
413 Wacouta Street
Saint Paul, MN
Services
Wind Turbine Towers, Tower Raising Systems, Portable Foundation Systems, Micro Turbine Applications, Educational Systems, Hybrid Lighting Systems, Custom wind tower solutions for turbines 100kW and below

Minnesota Renewable Energy Society
(612) 963-4757
2928 5th Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN
 
IGI INC
(651) 354-2913
625 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN
Services
We supply, design, install solar electric,solar heating, cooling systems.

Solar Connection Inc.
(507) 292-8400
907 11th St SW
Rochester, MN
Services
Solar system design and installation

GeoPro4u, Wind, Solar, Hydrogen, Geothermal
(507) 252-1213
8659 43rd AV
Stewartville, MN
Services
Geothermal, Solar, Wind

Sizing and Situating Your Solar Pool Heater

Typically, your solar collector should be at least half the square footage of your pool surface area. This may depend on how much sunshine you receive in your area. For example, residents of Florida or Arizona will be able to get away with smaller sized panels.

The addition of solar pool blankets r will greatly reduce the size required for your solar pool heating system.

Solar hot tub heaters is usually smaller than a solar swimming pool heater. Typically a 300 gallon hot tub will require a 4' by 8' panel. A 500 gallon hot tub will require a panel 4' by 10.'

Situating your Solar Pool Heating System

Obviously, you want to find the best place to have your collectors facing the sun. If you live in a more northern area, you will likely have one setting for your summer swimming fun. Those who live in warmer states need to adjust the angle of their solar panels to the seasonally moving sunlight.

Solar Collectors

The most common design for a solar pool heater collector panel uses plastic or polypropylene in small circular tubes. These are esthetically appealing, neatly designed and are a vast improvement on other materials such as copper, which quickly corroded.

The addition of a device called a metering flow plenum adds greatly to the efficiency of a solar pool heating system. Click here to get the full story on solar pool heaters .

Collector Panel Mounting

We recommend that you mount your solar pool heating panels on the ground near the pool. ...

Click here to read more from The Solar Guide

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