Solar Water Heating To Be Funded Through Oakland Property Tax Bills

Oakland, CA is joining other municipalities to offer financing for solar water heating projects through property tax bills.   This financing will be available for both commercial and residential installations and will allow property owners to pay for the solar water heating system over a 20 or 30 year period avoiding the upfront cost of the […]

Sonoma County’s Energy Independence Program

Sonoma County’s Energy Independence Program is a new opportunity for property owners to finance energy efficiency, water efficiency and renewable energy improvements through a voluntary assessment. These assessments will be attached to the property, not the owner and will be paid back through the property tax system over time, making the program not only energy […]

Recovery Through Retrofit

Vice President Joe Biden recently announced that the federal government will be creating a program called Recovery Through Retrofit that will assist local governments in setting up solar financing programs like the Berkeley First solar financing program. Berkeley’s program eliminates the upfront cost of installing solar by setting up a tax district where the system […]

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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