Solar thermal technology allows us to harness the power of the sun to heat water, reducing energy bills while providing an environmentally-friendly solution for our hot water needs. This includes heating water for drinking and cleaning in homes and offices and radiant floor heating.
Solar thermal is a particularly strong solution for Okanagan homes with swimming pools, as the system can help reduce the costs of heating your pool, lengthening your family’s swimming season.
You can use solar water heating to pre-heat water, reducing the traditional energy needed for things like showers and baths, cleaning, and cooking. A food-grade glycol mixture within a closed system allows us to take advantage of heat gains, and reduced energy bills, year round. In the Okanagan, your solar thermal hot water system can even provide for ALL of your hot water needs for nearly half of the year.
Solar Thermal systems utilize collectors, aimed southward to the sun, to collect radiation heat. Solar thermal technology has a variety of different home and commercial uses, making it an excellent option for your needs, whatever they may be.
Heating swimming pools and hot tubs can be very cost-prohibitive, but when you utilize a solar thermal system, you are able to harness the power of the sun. Not only will this reduce your energy costs, but a more comfortable water temperature will help your family make the most of the swimming pool.
Solar pool heating systems utilize your existing heat pool pump to divert water from the pool when sensors indicate that there are gains. These systems are fully automated, allowing you to heat your swimming pool to meet your needs. In the Okanagan, warm outdoor temperatures and abundant sunlight make it feasible to extend your swimming pool season from May through mid-October.
Radiant heating systems have been gaining in popularity, particularly when it comes to in-floor heating. A Hydronic floor heating system is an effective and cost-efficient way to heat your home, while providing a warm floor underfoot.