Go Green With Solar Hot Water Heaters

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Make your home green and help reduce the consumption of our diminishing renewable resources by considering using solar hot water heaters which are powered by the sun’s energy thereby reducing the emissions that are put off by most other forms of water heaters. Most of these do have either an electric or gas powered backup and pumping system so if you purchase a passive solar water heater, there is no electric pump to circulate the transfer fluids or water through the system. Learn more about Solar Hot Water Honolulu, go here.

Finding it difficult to come up with the money to purchase solar hot water heaters are many residential property owners due to the fact that the prices of these systems can be extremely expensive and the time it takes to recoup the initial investment in your home is more than they can handle. For this reason manufacturers designed kits that will allow you to build and install your own systems which are usually complete with everything you need to put the system together and get it running. Find out for further details on Solar PV Electric Honolulu right here.

Some commercial properties could benefit from the use of solar hot water heaters since they have a higher demand for hot water, many businesses are investing in commercial solar water heaters. The consumption of renewable energy is greatly reduced while saving them money on utility bills and many commercial and residential properties that initialize this type of system can get a great tax incentive.

Up to 30% of the installation costs of solar hot water heaters is a tax incentives which is available to any homeowner who installs one of these systems through the year 2016. This tax incentive comes to a $1500 tax credit that you would not ordinarily have without this investment and in addition to this you are investing in your home which adds value to it. In the event that you sell your home, you can recoup any additional costs from installing the system you may have incurred so the more documentation you can provide proving the savings, the more value it adds to your home.

Not all retailers carry this type of system so it is important to understand this which means that you should research to see what would best suit your needs, what the costs are for the system, the difficulty in installing the system, the availability of them in your area and what your budget can handle. For a retired couple, however, it may not be such a good investment to spend their money on a system such as this since they use very little hot water. A good investment for the home is what it would be but would cost more than they could recoup through their use of it.

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