Solar Hot Water Systems
Solar hot water systems are relatively simple and inexpensive but don't match the glamour of photovoltaic cells.
by Paul Franson
Mar 2014 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
For a winery looking to become more sustainable, save money and reduce its carbon footprint, installing a solar hot water system might be a good place to start. It allows the winery to use “free” environmentally friendly solar power at a lower installation cost and quicker return on investment than photovoltaic panels (“solar panels”) and systems to generate electricity. In the simplest form, solar water collectors are arrays of flat panels, pipes or bladders that absorb...
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