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Solar Thermal System

Solar water heating

Heat water for your home using energy from the sun.

Solar Thermal Panels are one of the most efficient ways of harnessing the sun’s free energy. Recent technology advances mean thermal systems are now more cost effective than ever.

Solar water heating systems consist of a solar collector, a hot water cylinder, and accessories such as a controller, pump, and pipework. The sun heats up a liquid (usually a water & anti-freeze mixture) in the collector, which is then pumped through a heat exchanger coil in the hot water cylinder, thereby heating up the water.

 Benefits of Solar:

  • Hot water throughout the year: the system works all year round, though you’ll need to heat the water further with a boiler or immersion heater during the winter months.
  • Cut your bills: sunlight is free, so once you’ve paid for the initial installation your hot water costs will be reduced.
  • Cut your carbon footprint: solar hot water is a green, renewable heating system and can reduce your carbon dioxide emissions.