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Indeed, Washington Can Have a Massive Impact on California’s Environmental Progress

Last week, the California State Senate confirmed the new administration’s potential to negatively impact the state’s aggressive environmental goals. The Federal Clean Air Act sets national standards and regulations for vehicle emissions. Considering the state’s historic pollution problems, the CAA allows California to submit a “waiver” and set stricter regulations within the state. Since 1960, […]

Proposed California Legislation Mandates Solar

Earlier last month, a California bill proposed to mandate the installation of solar power on all new construction projects in the state. Currently, California’s Title 24 Energy Standards for buildings mandates all new residential homes and commercial buildings under 10 stories to have a “solar ready” roof. This means 15% of the roof’s area is free of shade, obstructions […]

California Apartment Owners Get Cash Checks for Solar

Apartment owners in California are taking advantage of solar technology are able to receive cash rebates and incentives with their investment. With these savings and the savings on a monthly energy bill, homeowners are typically able to break even in 2 years.

Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA. on April 18th.  The event featured the ribbon cutting for the new solar water heating systems that SunWater Solar installed for the pools at Terra Linda High School and San Rafael High School. These solar […]

SunWater Solar Contributes to Roundtable Discussion- Solar Industry magazine

SunWater Solar recently contributed to a roundtable discussion on solar water heating in the March 2013 issue of Solar Industry magazine.   Justin Weil, President of SunWater Solar, and Chris Chappell, Director of Sales at SunWater Solar, took part in the “virtual roundtable.” The participants in the roundtable discuss the current state of the solar […]

U.S. Solar Heating and Cooling Alliance Launches

SunWater Solar is proud to be a member of the newly-formed U.S.Solar Heating and Cooling Alliance. The SHC Alliance, with backing from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), states that it “will focus on growing the solar heating and cooling market through reducing barriers and advocating for policies on the federal, state and local levels.” […]

Solar Hot Water at Williams Selyem Winery

The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance and PG&E recently completed a video featuring the solar water heating system installed for the Williams Selyem Winery by SunWater Solar. See how Williams Selyem Winery, a Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP) participant, harnesses and utilizes the sun’s energy to heat water for cleaning and sanitizing in their winery practices.

SunWater Solar 2012 Highlights

2012 has been another year of major growth for the U.S. solar thermal industry. SunWater Solar has spent the year at the forefront of commercial solar thermal design and installation, riding the wave of this increasingly prevalent technology. There have been many highlights this year for SunWater Solar.  We completed construction of a solar thermal […]

CSI-Thermal Program Expanded to Include Swimming Pools

On October 5, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2249, expanding the California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-Thermal) incentive program to include non-residential swimming pools. This program expansion should be great news for facilities (in California) that commonly operate commercial pools, such as multifamily and apartment buildings, government and educational facilities, and hotels. Pool heating is […]

New Video Highlights Latest SunWater Solar Installations

SunWater Solar today released “Advanced Solar Thermal Technology with SunWater Solar,” a new video that highlights a variety of solar water heating, solar cooling and solar process-heating systems the company has constructed over the last 12 months. The video documents the latest additions to SunWater Solar’s broad portfolio of successful projects and reflects the company’s […]

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SunWater Solar is a design/build company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in solar water heating systems. The company provides these systems for many types of commercial projects. More»


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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