A solar water heating system collects the thermal energy of the sun and uses it to heat water rather than using electricity or natural gas. Solar water heating is the most cost effective and environmentally responsible method to heat water for residential and commercial use. A properly designed and installed solar water heating system can be expected to provide a significant percentage of a building's hot water needs.
Download this fact sheet to learn about the types and components of a solar water heating system as well as the following attributes:
Can work in any region
Can be quickly installed
Installation payback period is as little as 3‐6 years
Proven to increase the value of a home
Can significantly contribute to emissions reductions