Solar Pool Heaters

Roof mounted solar pool heating systemPhoto credit: DOE/NREL and Aquatherm Industries The summer season is approaching and owning an outdoor swimming pool is an important part of the family’s lifestyle. A swimming pool…

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Solar Hot Water Systems in Israel

Solar Hot Water Heaters in IsraelPhoto credit: www.flickr.com/photos/juliepics I continue my series on solar water heaters with the interesting information that more than 90% of Israeli households have solar water heating systems. Today,…

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Solar Water Heaters Types

Active indirect solar water heating systemImage credit: www.southface.org Solar water heaters are also known as solar domestic hot water systems or residential solar water heaters. There are different types of solar water heaters…

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China’s Solar-Powered City Rizhao

Since I found this information interesting and inspiring I decided to publish one more post about China and solar energy, this time featuring China’s solar-powered city Rizhao. China has a major problem with…

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China – a World Leader in the Solar Water Heating Market

A roof-mounted solar water heaterPhoto credit: www.bcsea.org China is by far the world’s largest producer and consumer of solar water heaters. A basic models of solar water heaters in China are very cheap,…

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Going Green with a Solar Water Heater

Utilizing energy of the sun to heat water is one of the oldest forms of solar technology available. The first commercial solar hot water heater was patented by Baltimore inventor Clarence Kemp in…

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