Solar hot water,In Algarve solar panel hot water is an affordable, effective form of clean, renewable energy that can be taken advantage of by every homeowner in Algarve and Portugal. Using solar panel plate collectors, you can take advantage of the sun's abundant fre energy to lower your own energy costs. This means lower bills every month, free hot water for your home, and more freedom from the ever increasing electricty companys bills.
Solar panels are an affordable solution to rising elecricity costs. Solar panels are long lasting, durable, and cost effective. Flat plate collectors are traditionally used in warmer, sunnier climates like Algarve that has over 3000 hours of anual sunshine .
Benefits of a Solar Flat Plate System
Installing a solar flat plate water heating system for your home can reduce your energy consumption by as much as 40% to 50%. It only takes 1 or 2 panels to heat over 300 litres of hot water per day - all for free.
Many people don't realize how much energy is used just to provide hot water in your home. In fact, 30% to 50% of the average family's energy consumption is just for heating water for things like laundry, cooking, cleaning, dishes, and showers.
Installing a solar panel system would mean significantly reducing - or eliminating - these costs.
If you don't want to see the solar panels hot water tank we can provide a system where the tank is installed inside your home.
This type of system can even be connected to an existing gas or oil fire heating system to ease the fuel consumption load.
By using the Algarve sun to heat - or preheat - your home's hot water, you can cut your water heating bill substantially. On many solar hot water systems, customers report that their hot water heating bills have been reduced by as much as 80%.
This means that a solar water heating system can immediately reduce your bills, and will continue to do so for decades to come.
Invest in a Better and Cleaner Environment
Solar water heating systems help you reduce energy consumption, and therefore, reduce the pollution associated with producing that energy. A 50% reduction in traditional energy use means a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions. So by installing a solar hot water system in your home, you are reducing your carbon footprint by half.
This results in a cleaner environment, and helps to lessen our reliance on traditional, polluting fossil fuels like coal and oil. You are able to contribute to a better tomorrow - all while saving money!
More free Hot Water Available
A solar hot water heating system usually has a bigger storage tank than other systems. This means you have much more hot water available.
So when you have guests, Algarve visitors, or want to take that extra long soak in the shower - you can do so without it jumping up your electric bill. You'll have more water - and hotter water - available. Hot water that you can feel good about using, knowing it was heated using the sun's energy for free.
Just like a car Solar panels benifit from annual maintance. A check on the heat tranfer fluid and ph value
can save money and add years to the panels life. The Algarve water can be very hard, so every few years
it's worth checking for lime scale and change the zinc anode. We belive our maintenace service is just as important as
our installation service.