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Solar Thermal

Have you ever felt warm water trickle out of a garden hose that's been sitting in the sun? If so, then you've witnessed solar water heating in action. Now imagine that same water moving slowly through a system specifically designed to heat and store water - that is the essence of solar thermal water heating.

People have stored water heated by the sun for centuries and used it for bathing, hand washing, cleaning clothes, heating homes and much more. The solar thermal systems used today combine the most efficient techniques for capturing the sun's heat to supply cost effective residential hot water production and reduce the need for gas or electricity to heat water. More advanced systems are appropriate for industrial use because these systems can heat water or other fluids to much higher temperatures.