So, you’re looking for a solar water heater for your residential or commercial facility. You may have heard the term “solar thermal” many times until this moment. But you wonder, what it actually means.
Well, in short it means exactly what it sounds like. Solar thermal technology collects Sun’s energy to generate electricity and uses it for either room heating or water heating. However, there is one difference between solar thermal tech and photovoltaic (PV) solar panels that are also used widely throughout the world today. The technology we’re talking about generates the heat indirectly, unlike PV tech.
Solar thermal is currently used by many solar water heater manufacturers, as it provides particular benefits to the technology’s users. These benefits include, but are not limited to: