Product Provides Longer Life and Higher Efficiency
October 31, 2014
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has collaborated with SolarUS to launch a new biobased heat transfer fluid. The new fluid, So-Blu, will offer solar thermal system owners freeze, corrosion, and extreme heat protection resulting in increased system and equipment efficiency and lifespan, said the companies.
System Provides Renewable Heat for Hundreds of Low-Income Senior Residents in Southern California
May 5, 2014
Promise Energy celebrated the installation of the largest solar water heating system in the city of Norwalk at the grand opening of the Norwalk Tower, an 11-story 185-unit affordable housing retrofit project.
System Will Contribute up to 60 Percent of the Energy Required for Hot Water Production
February 24, 2014
Kingspan Environmental has designed and installed one of its largest solar panel systems to date at Syracuse University. The company recently commissioned a 240 solar thermal panel system to heat water in 20 Skytop apartment buildings at the university’s South Campus, in Syracuse, N.Y.
Skyline Innovations Will Utilize Fluid from DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products
February 17, 2014
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products has collaborated with Skyline Innovations Inc. to launch the company’s first solar thermal installation using a heat transfer fluid based on Susterra® 1,3-propanediol, a bio-based glycol which can improve energy efficiency and reduce maintenance costs.
Besides traditional renewable products, there are a list of HVAC-specific items that could be considered as energy-saving options for the residential and commercial contractor looking to offer customers renewable solutions.
Project Demonstrates Cost-Effective, Clean Energy Source for Hot Water Needs
July 8, 2013
Western State Design has had a hot water-generating system installed by solar thermal energy developer, ergSol, at its headquarters office in Hayward, Calif. The compact solar system provides hot water for demonstration commercial and coin-op laundry equipment.
Designed to offer a solution for solar thermal and ground-source applications with an emphasis on hydronic space heating, the multifunctional Thermal-Stor™ stratified solar thermal storage tank operates as a storage tank and hydronic buffer tank while occupying the space of a single unit.
While the price of energy continues to rise, more homeowners are seeking energy independence through renewable energy sources including solar energy. In turn, a growing number of HVAC contractors are adding solar installations, solar thermal technology, solar-equipped air conditioning units, and more to their repertoire.
The University of North Carolina - Asheville (UNCA) expects to cut annual hot water costs in Mills Residence Hall by 29 percent through the installation of a solar hot water system from SolTherm. Compared to its previous energy source, the student dormitory is projected to save more than $81,000 over the life of the system.