Solar Water Heaters Livonia MI

Local resource for solar water heaters in Livonia. 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.

Mechanical Energy Systems
(734) 453-6746
8130 Canton Center Rd.
Canton, MI
Services
Solar Electric (PV), Solar Water heating, solar pool heating, solar space heating, solar attic fans, tubular skylights, high efficiency furnaces and A/C

The Solar Specialist
(800) 29S-OLAR
8130 Canton Center Rd.
Canton, MI
Services
Solar electricity (PV), solar hot water, solar pool heating, solar space heating, tubular skylights, solar attic fans.

Infinity Energy Inc
(313) 964-0565
65 Cadillac Sq Ste 2815
Detroit, MI
 
Woodward Pechtree Capital Partners
(313) 963-6866
3434 Russell St
Detroit, MI
 
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association
(517) 646-6269
257 South Bridge Street
Dimondale, MI
 
Whitley Auditing Firm
(313) 531-8254
19512 Northrop St
Detroit, MI
 
Community Energy Solution Program
(313) 397-6235
6327 Burlingame St
Detroit, MI
 
Woodward Peachtree
(313) 963-6866
535 Griswold St
Detroit, MI
 
Cresit Energy
(734) 283-4595
4082 Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI
Services
Photovoltaic, solar hot water, design, lighting,batteries, inverters,solar pool heating

Whitley Auditing Firm
(313) 531-8254
19512 Northrop St
Detroit, MI
 

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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