What is a solar water heating system?

Solar water heaters use the sun’s energy to heat household water. In Phoenix, with over 300 sunny days each year, a solar water heater can provide up to 90% of a family’s annual hot water needs. For more on solar water heating systems go to: http://pacificwestsolar.com/solar_water_heating_questions.html

How hot can solar heated water get?

Solar water heaters can heat water to temperatures above 212 degrees F. A high limit temperature control is a standard feature on all of Pacific West Solar water heating systems. Normal operating temperatures in the storage tank should not exceed 140 degrees F. For more information on solar water systems go to: http://pacificwestsolar.com/solar_water_heating_questions.html

How much maintenance do solar water heaters require?

How much maintenance do solar water heaters require? Most solar water heaters require some scheduled maintenance and manufacturers generally all have maintenance schedules for their equipment. It is important to find out from your contractor what these procedures are, their cost and frequency when considering any type of solar water heating system. For more on solar water systems go to: http://pacificwestsolar.com/solar_water_heating_questions.html

How much can you save with Solar Hot Water?

It will depend on the size of your system and the way you currently heat your water. Typically water heating represents about 15% of your utility costs. A Pacific West Solar solar water heating system will pay for itself with the energy savings earned over a 3 to 4 year period. To find out more on solar water heaters, please go to: http://pacificwestsolar.com/solar_water_heating_questions.html