Solar water heating is now a mature technology. Wide spread utilization of solar water heaters can reduce a significant portion of the conventional energy being used for heating water in homes, factories and other commercial and institutional establishments.
Som Energy System has two different products in the solar water heater segment i.e. Pressurised & Non Pressurised.
Features of Solar Water Heaters :
Around 60 deg. – 80 deg. C temperature can be attained depending on solar radiation, weather conditions and solar collector system efficiency
Hot water for homes, hostels, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, dairies, industries etc.
Can be installed on roof-tops, building terrace and open ground where there is no shading, south orientation of collectors and over-head tank above SWH system.
SWH system generates hot water on clear sunny days (maximum), partially clouded (moderate) but not in rainy or heavy overcast day
Only soft and potable water can be used
Stainless Steel is used for small tanks whereas Mild Steel tanks with anti corrosion coating inside are used for large tanks.
Solar water heaters (SWHs) of 100-300 litres capacity are suited for domestic application.
Larger systems can be used in restaurants, guest houses, hotels, hospitals, industries etc.