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Solar water heating

Solar water heating is gaining popularity all over the world due to the many benefits it offers and because it is relatively inexpensive and easy to install. There are many areas in a normal home that can benefit from solar power and one in particular is the heating of water as this is the biggest […]

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Solar Power Uses & Advantages

You can use solar power to run outdoor lights; replace security, poolside and garden lights with solar powered lights and save electricity. They are long lasting and will last through all weather conditions. Solar water heating is also a great alternative to normal electricity-intensive geysers.  There are two types of geysers – direct systems that […]

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Solar Geysers ~ basic information

In this sunny country, solar energy is an abundant source of renewable energy, making it an obvious choice when seeking alternative sources of energy. Solar water heating & how a Solar Geyser works Solar geysers are built on two basic principles of physics: dark coloured objects absorb heat, and hot water rises. Unlike other systems […]

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Solar geyser collector types

There are two main types of collectors used in Solar Geysers: flat-plate collectors and vacuum tube collectors. A flat-plate collector has a transparent cover made of specially toughened glass, a coated metal absorber plate (coating is usually matt black paint), and a well-insulated weatherproof casing. Flat plate collectors are robust, economical, and versatile. Vacuum-tube collectors […]

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Installing a Solar Geyser

Now you’re ready for installation. What you think you know about how to install a solar geyser can be ignored. There are many DIY methods for installing a solar geyser. However, there are many aspects that go into solar installation and there are things that need to be done professionally to ensure maximum energy efficiency. […]

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