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Ritz Hotel Press Conference

Last week SunWater Solar took part in a press conference held atop the Ritz Hotel, a San Francisco multifamily affordable housing building where SunWater Solar installed a 695 square-foot solar water-heating system. The event was organized and attended by representatives from PG&E, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) and the San Francisco Department of the […]

Solar Water Heating on the Rise among Multifamily Building Owners

An article in last week’s San Francisco Chronicle did a great job describing the growing trend of multifamily buildings in the U.S. “going green” in various ways, including the adoption of solar water heating. The article describes several factors that are driving the fast growth of green technology use by multifamily buildings. These factors include: […]

CPUC Expands CSI-T Program to Low Income Housing Facilities

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently announced a new way for low-income housing facilities to tap into California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-T) funds: SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2011 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today established a low income California Solar Initiative (CSI)-Thermal Program. In a previous decision the CPUC allocated $25 million in […]

Peninsula Station Wins Sustainable San Mateo Green Building Award

Peninsula Station, an affordable housing building with a solar thermal system designed and installed by SunWater Solar, has been recognized by Sustainable San Mateo County’s 12th annual Sustainability & Green Building Awards. Congratulations Peninsula Station on this award, and for taking the lead on energy efficiency! SunWater Solar enjoyed working on this project with Mid-Peninsula Housing, […]

Multifamily Affordable Housing, Title 24, and Solar Water Heating

Solar Water Heating is expected to play a larger role in helping buildings exceed California’s Title 24 regulations in 2010.  SunWater Solar is assisting developers exceed Title 24 standards by installing solar hot water systems on multifamily affordable housing projects around the Bay Area, including developments in Palo Alto for Bridge Housing and San Leandro […]

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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