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Solar Hot Water, Energy Management

Solar Hot Water

Solar panels are a valuable asset to any home, decreasing either its utility bills, fuel oil bills, or a combination of the two. At the same time, Solar panel customers know they are contributing to a healthier, carbon-free environment. As a serious investment, we know up until now, solar technology has been a decision many homeowners hesitate with, especially with solar products' high price and low efficiency. But technology is evolving. And for the better.Annual Solar

Unlike Coal, Oil, and Gas, the sun can handle Earth's energy for centuries to come. And best of all, its free.

VELUX, a global leader in high quality and energy efficient roof windows and skylights is bringing its new Solar Water Heating system, proven for years in Europe and around the world, to the United States. Unlike Solar Photovoltaic which uses silicon to generate electricity, the VELUX Solar Water Heating System uses the sun to heat up liquid in its collectors, which then transfers the heat to your water tank for all your hot water needs. The result? A 50-80% EPA savings, with a maximum of 90-100% savings, an anticipated 3 - 7 year system payback, and a system so environmentally friendly and efficient you'll wonder why you didn't consider it sooner.

How it work

VELUX solar collectors absorb solar energy and converts it into heat for your hot water.

The beautiful thing about VELUX Solar Water Heating system is that it will work anywhere in the US, and not just the sunny states. Solar energy involves more UV radiation than actual light, which is emitted even on cloudy days. With new developments in solar technology you won't ever have to worry about it not working when the sun isn't out or in cold weather.

Also the pricing. The first-time start-up cost of solar hot water systems is considerably less than photovoltaic. Add the federal tax credit of 30% on all hot water systems, state grants, and low energy loans, and Solar Hot Water just becaome one of the most affordable renewable energy systems available; meaning a faster return on your investment for you.

If you are concerned about the unsightly look of solar panels on your home, you don't have to worry because VELUX solar panels are designed to hug the roofline, for a aesthetic, streamlined look. In fact, if you didn't know they were solar panels, you'd probably say they were skylights.

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VELUX solar panels are flashed into your roofline for an aesthetic streamlined look. No ugly wires or hoses.

VELUX Solar Hot Water systems are pre-engineered high efficiency products. The system comes with everything you need to get up and running in your home, so there's no need to buy any other supplies than what comes with the package. The system can be installed and commissioned in one day by one of our qualified installers.

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Everything you need to get up and running comes with the VELUX Solar Hot Water System.

Because of the high efficiency design of VELUX solar panels, they can be placed 45 degrees off of due south and only see as little as a 5% drop in efficiency. A 5% drop is not nearly enough to mean any less functionality of the system or create a difference. It's also noteworthy that these systems work very well on virtually any roof angle from 15 to 60 degrees. Such versatility is rarely seen with other Solar Panel manufactures.

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The chart above shows that even at 45 degrees off of due south, VELUX solar panels maintain a very high efficiency.

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VELUX Solar Collectors are designed to maximize solar radiation year round for optimal thermal transfer.

Reliability and warranty is very important to us and we value our relationship with our customers. We offer a 10 year warranty on the solar collectors, a 6 year warranty on the Solar Water tank, and 5 years on all other parts and labor. We install with corregated stainless steel insulated flex hosing that is very easy to snake in interior walls without busting them open, and is well protected against damage, rust, and outdoor conditions. The fluid in these tubes is a glycol based solution, that protects it from freezing. The tank itself is stainless steel. We will commission the system the day of install at 50 psi, so any problems can solved right away. We also offer a regular system checkup just to make sure everything is running properly.

Tuscany Solar

Tuscany Solar, a division of Tuscany Design Build, Inc., a sustainable energy management and home remodeling corporation, is a qualified installer of the VELUX Solar Water Heating System. If you are interested in our installation services, or want to request more information, please contact us. Feel free to ask any questions.

Contact: (860)881-1025

peter@tuscanydesignbuild.com

 

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