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SunWater Solar & Chromasun Install Solar Air Conditioning at Solar Decathlon House

In California’s Silicon Valley, innovation has long been the catalyst that propels products, technologies and companies from the garage or lab to the dizzying heights of success. Achieving that success requires innovators to first catch lightning in a bottle, and then find the right partners to help release it one spark at a time. This […]

Williams Selyem Winery Goes Solar Thermal with SunWater Solar

Renowned vintners Williams Selyem Winery announced this week the opening of a new winery in Healdsburg, California. Notable green features of the new 28,000 square foot facility include a green roof of native grasses and a solar PV system, as well as a solar thermal system installed by SunWater Solar. The system is powered by […]

SunWater Solar to Participate in City of San Jose Employee Solar Group Buy Program

As announced today by the San Jose Credit Union, a first-of-its-kind solar group buy program has put low-cost solar thermal into the hands of 130 San Jose employees and retirees. This group buy program is unique because it is the first such program in the U.S. that allows members of an organization – rather than […]

New Solar Water Heater Rebate from the CEC

Solar hot water is now a better deal than ever thanks to the California Energy Commission (CEC). On July 28 the CEC announced an expansion of the Cash for Appliances rebate program, which offers incentives for solar water heaters. Beginning July 29, consumers who purchase a qualifying solar water heater, apply within 120 days of […]

Intersolar North America 2010

The SunWater Solar crew, along with thousands of exhibitors and attendees from the national and international solar industry, was in attendance this week at the Intersolar trade show in San Francisco. This event is the place to check out some of the latest and greatest products hitting the solar industry, and hear all the latest […]

SF Environment Green Energy Fair and Solar Thermal Tour

SF Environment is having a Green Energy Fair on Saturday, June 26, from 10am-3pm at the Golden Gate Park bandshell in San Francisco.   As part of the fair, they are offering bus tours of several San Francisco sites that are currently using solar water heating. SunWater Solar is pleased that one of our solar thermal […]

SunWater Solar and San Francisco Apartments

SunWater Solar was recently featured in San Francisco Apartment Magazine in an article describing solar water heating systems that we designed and installed in three San Francisco apartment buildings. The owner of the apartment buildings, Linda Erkelens, describes in the article why she decided to invest in solar thermal technology and why she chose SunWater […]

SunReports and SunWater Solar Offer ‘Smart’ Solar Thermal Systems

Web-based performance metrics illustrate quantifiable return on solar thermal investments SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 4, 2010 – SunReports, Inc., a provider of performance monitoring solutions for residential and commercial solar installations, in collaboration with SunWater Solar, one of the few companies in California that specializes in solar thermal technology, today announced the successful deployment […]

CSI-Thermal Program Has Launched in California

The CSI-Thermal Program officially launched on May 1st in California.   The program is currently accepting applications for residential solar water heating systems that displace natural gas or electric water heaters in the service territories of PG&E, SCE, SoCalGas, and SDG&E.  The program is expected to begin accepting commercial solar hot water rebate applications on […]

GreenFinanceSF Program Launches

San Francisco has officially launched the GreenFinanceSF program which allows businesses and homeowners to finance solar thermal systems through a special assessment on their property tax.   The $150 million loan program is the largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program in the country and allows financing of solar and other energy efficiency projects with little […]

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Thermal For Low Income Housing

Low income housing building owners can currently garner very attractive CSI-T rebates

Storage Strategies

Issue of SolarPro magazine, featuring Justin Weil on cover and SunWater Solar article on solar storage

Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the recent Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA..

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

SunWater and UC Berkeley are working together to test this Toyota fuel cell vehicle

Advanced Solar Thermal Video

This video showcases solar thermal systems SunWater has recently installed