|The collectors mounted to side of house.|
|The tank heat exchanger PEX coil being wound on a form to |
space the coils out for better heat transfer.
|Very nice tank arrangement -- looks a lot better than mine :)|
Note the small SwiftTech pump mounted on the side -- uses only 18 watts.
All the details on Sandy's Solar Water Heating System...
Lots more DIY solar water heating system plans and examples...
This solar water heater is a part of Sandy's overall plan to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions -- other parts include a new efficient boiler for space heating, upgraded insulation, a Prius, and more efficient appliances -- maybe we can talk Sandy into a report on how the whole program effects their energy use.