Solar Water Heating

Are There Incentives for Buying Solar Pool Heating Equipment?

There are many incentives for purchasing solar. These vary from state to state. Some common incentives include: Lower or fixed utility costs Better for our environment, less carbon emissions Little or no maintenance Solar equipment is more durable and last longer than traditional water heating equipment Rarely run out of hot water Remote site with no electric service An urgency to “go green” Higher resale value for your property* Energy conservation and renewable generation adds value to a home. Surveys have shown that for every $1,000.00 saved per year, $20,000.00 is added to a home’s value*. Solar energy can be ...

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Do I Need to Clean the Solar Panels Periodically?

Most of our customers do not clean their solar panels because in most areas of the country, there is sufficient rain to clean the panels. However, if you are in a dusty area (near a busy dirt road, in an urban area, etc.) you may see a performance gain from cleaning the panels monthly. If necessary, a hose stream is usually sufficient for cleaning. Do not walk on or over the panels to clean them. Do not use metal, hard, or abrasive methods for cleaning. Do not spray water on the panels when they are very hot.

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What Happens if the Solar Panels Are Shaded?

FAFCO solar water heating panels should be installed in areas where they get significant shade-free sun every day. Even small amounts of shade can very significantly reduce the output. Our designs and installations also seek to minimize the impact of any shade issues through selection of the proper equipment and good engineering. We can assist you in selecting the appropriate location during our initial consultation visit.

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