Solar Thermal Energy
What is it?
Solar thermal energy is a general term for utilizing solar energy to produce heat. It includes many technical applications from swimming pool heating to large scale solar thermal electricity generation.
This information page is mostly about solar thermal technologies applicable for domestic use such as domestic hot water and space heating systems.
How can I benefit from
solar thermal energy?
By a smart solar thermal installation you can cut a significant part of your heating and hot water expenses. Depending on the size of the system, your house's thermal properties, location and the weather conditions in your area you can save from 10% up to 70% annually, or even more!
Utilizing solar thermal energy is one of the most significant individual contributions one can make to lower the stress we humans cause on our own environment. By favoring renewable energy technologies you will set an example to everyone around you.