Solar-Powered Water Heaters in Seattle, WA
Harness the Sun’s Energy to Heat Your Home’s Water
If you need a way to heat your home’s water supply while doing your part to protect the environment, Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating can help. We provide solar-powered water heaters to customers in Seattle, WA, and the surrounding area. Our family-owned and -operated business has been on the leading edge of innovation for more than 20 years. Among the state-of-the-art products, we offer our clients are water heaters that harness the sun’s energy. Our friendly customer service team would be happy to explain how these units work, the different types of solar-powered water heaters we offer, and all of their benefits. Call us today.
An Overview of Solar Hot Water
Solar water heater systems use the sun to generate warm water for the entire home. They utilize collectors on the roof to capture the sun’s energy and storage tanks to maintain a supply of hot water for cooking, cleaning, and various other chores. Solar energy can significantly reduce or even eliminate your water heating bill. It can be used as a complete system or as a supplement for your regular water heater.
Types of Solar-Powered Water Heaters
There are several different types of solar-powered water heaters. Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating will help you determine which one best suits your needs. They all utilize storage tanks and solar collectors, but some have circulating pumps and controls. Types of solar-powered water heaters include:
Active Solar Water Heating Systems
Active solar water heating systems use circulating pumps and controls to ensure your home has warm water year-round. Styles include:
- Direct Circulation Systems – These water heaters use pumps to circulate water through solar collectors and into the home.
- Indirect Circulation Systems – Indirect systems work best in areas that are prone to freezing temperatures. They use pumps that circulate non-freezing, heat-transfer fluid through solar collectors and a heat exchanger, which heats the water that flows into the home.
Passive Solar Water Heating Systems
Passive systems are typically less expensive than their counterparts but are not quite as efficient. However, they tend to last longer. Styles include:
- Integral Collector-Storage Passive Systems – These systems comprise large, black storage tanks. Sunlight heats the water directly before it flows into your home.
- Passive Thermosyphon Systems – Thermosyphon systems heat small batches of water using metal flat plate collectors. They typically contain 40 gallons of water.
Benefits of Solar Water Heaters
If you want to do your part to protect the environment, you should consider a solar-powered water heater for your Seattle area home. You can experience all the benefits of a traditional water heater along with the peace of mind knowing you are helping save the planet. Among the benefits of solar water heaters are:
- Reduced carbon footprint
- Energy savings
- Improved air quality
- Enhanced water quality
- Increased home value
We Offer Professional Installation Services
Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating has extensive experience installing solar-powered water heaters for homeowners throughout the region. We will schedule a consultation when it is convenient for you to determine the best location for your system and to make suggestions regarding size and style. After devising a plan, we will return for a quick, efficient installation process. We use state-of-the-art equipment and tools to guarantee optimal system operation and long-lasting hot water for your household.
Our Team Can Repair and Maintain Your Solar Water Heater
Whenever you need repairs or maintenance for your solar-powered water heater, you can rely on the experts at Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating. We are committed to providing high-quality services at affordable prices regardless of the scope of your project. We understand solar-powered water heaters are significant investments, and we want to help you protect them. During annual maintenance visits, we can identify and correct any minor issues before they become significant issues. But if something goes wrong during the year and you need immediate help, call us for prompt repair services.
Contact Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating Today
If you want to limit your carbon footprint but still have reliable hot water at your home, consider solar-powered water heaters from Puget Sound Plumbing and Heating. We have more than two decades’ worth of experience providing water heating solutions to homeowners in Seattle, WA, and we are confident we can help you. Contact us today.