Solar Panels Dublin, Solar Water Heating Dublin, Ireland
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Solar water heating utilises the free energy provided by the sun to heat water for use in household activities. Solar panels may be fitted on the roof of the dwelling or else they can be mounted on a frame on the ground. The Irish climate is adequate to provide up to 60 – 70% of the annual hot water required in a domestic dwelling. This could save a household up to 80% of their bill when comparing to the cost of electric water heating (depending on electricity rates). The solar water heating would be the primary source of heating and the existing boiler would act as a back up to the solar heating if required.There are two types of solar panel available on the market:
Figure 1.1: Basic diagram indicating process of solar water heating.
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