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Old CollectorsDuring the late 1970’s and early 1980’s thousands of solar water heating systems were installed all across the US.   This boom was brought on by generous tax credits and the energy crisis of the 1970’s.   Many solar water heating systems that were installed in this period are now needing to be replaced.  Solar collectors typically have a 25 to 30 year life span although many of the systems that were professionally installed with high-quality materials and components are still working well today.

SunWater Solar gets many calls from businesses and building owners who need to replace their existing solar water heating systems that were installed in the 1970’s and 1980’s.   By replacing the old solar collectors and components with new ones and refurbishing the system, the water used in the building can continue to be heated by solar energy.   After a lifetime of providing renewable energy the collector can continue to be green because many of the materials in the collectors such as copper can be recycled!

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Posted On : Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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