When you’re still using electric water heaters at home, you’re probably scratching your head each time you receive your energy bill. While having access to warm water is more of a necessity than simply just a luxury for people, it can still get pretty expensive unless you look for better alternatives. To have warm water ready all the time without worrying much about your energy consumption, solar water heaters might just be what you’re looking for.
As you should know by now, solar water heaters use solar power to heat up water directly from its source on your property. With these heaters, you can have warm water flowing directly from your faucets at home. There are even larger ones that can function as solar swimming pool heaters too.
It may cost you a bit in the beginning since installation and materials are a little pricey, there benefits of using solar water heaters are abundant, so it’s definitely worth it. Among those benefits are the following:
1. Clean Energy - Solar energy is a clean source of energy as it uses power from the sun. In fact, it has been said that by simply switching to solar water heaters, you can lessen your household’s carbon footprint by 50%.
2. Cheap Energy Source Alternative - Since the sun offers light and heat throughout the day for free, using your solar water heaters wouldn’t add up to your energy bill.
3. Increase in Home Value - Once you already have solar water heaters installed in your home, the value of your property increases. Of course, in the event that you put your home up for sale in the future, the cost of the heaters goes towards the price tag of your property.
If you’re installing solar water heaters for your property, it’s best to work with a licensed solar contractor. TEO Solar is ready to help. We are a top solar panel contractor servicing areas in Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Palm Coast, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Bunnell, and nearby communities. To get a free estimate, call us at 386-437-2671.
Bill has been a solar professional for more than 30 years, and has extensive experience in all things solar. During this time, he has seen solar grow, evolve, and improve. His passion is solar.