Solar Water Heaters Arden NC

Local resource for solar water heaters in Arden. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to passive solar water heaters, solar water heater manufacturers, solar water heater retailers, solar water heating parts, solar tankless water heater, and solar water heater controllers, as well as advice and content on solar water heater installation.

Green Brothers Solar, LLC
(828) 280-7287
8 White Ave
Asheville, NC
Services
solar thermal, Solar PV, Radiant floor, Training

Sundance Power Systems, Inc.
(828) 645-2080
11 Salem Hill Rd.
Weaverville, NC
Services
Solar Electricity, Solar Hot Water, Radiant Floor Heat, Wind and Hydro Power for Residential and Commercial Systems.

Appalachian State University
(252) 717-9730
PO Box 9096
Boone, NC
 
Bowman Mechanical Services
(919) 772-6460
145 Technical Court
Garner, NC
Services
geothermal and conventional HVAC

NC Solar Now, a SolarTEK Energy of NC company
(919) 439-0556
2031 Progress Court
Raleigh, NC
 
Asheville Geothermal Inc.
(828) 712-6786
PO Box 18757
Asheville, NC
Services
Geothermal HVAC Systems

NCSU Renewable Energy Society
(919) 515-9782
Box 7401
Raleigh, NC
 
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association
(919) 832-7601
P.O. Box 6465
Raleigh, NC
 
Key Energy Solutions
(919) 228-9539
904 Spring Gate Ct
Apex, NC
Services
Photovoltaic - Solar Power

Viking Energy
(704) 540-9089
13860 Ballantyne Corporate Pl Ste 140
Charlotte, NC
 

Solar Water Heaters

The practical guide

One of the most useful household appliances that save energy and the environment are solar water heaters. These appliances not only provide an ample amount of hot water but they save a great deal of nonrenewable energy as well. Because of the unlimited access to sunlight, solar water heaters can work everywhere regardless of the climate.

A solar water heater works very simply: it comes with a storage tank and a solar energy collector which is kept facing the sun. The water is passed through the storage tank and is heated by the sunlight. A water heater of this type can be used in conjunction with systems such as a pre-heater.

In this system, water passes through the solar water heater before it reaches the standard water heater and two pipes connect the solar tank to the water heater inside the house. There is an inlet pipe and an outlet pipe. The outlet pipe carries warm water from the solar water heater into the house to the standard water heater, and the second pipe carries the warm water in the opposite direction. In many cases, solar water heaters are painted black to absorb lots of light and covered with acrylic plastic so the heat does not escape.

It is best to consult the manufacturer before installation to be sure of the right size for you and your family. Once you choose the solar water heater size and model, the manufacturer or retailer can also help you select the best professionals to install the unit for you.

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