Solar Heat Exchangers Solar Water Heat Exchanger

There are four main types of solar heat exchangers used in the solar water heating system and solar home heating system kits from the Solar Hot Water Store.  These include:

  • Copper Coil Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers
  • Brazed Plate Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers
  • Air To Water Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers
  • Shell & Tube Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers

Each of these types of solar hot water heat exchangers is ideal for different types of solar water heating systems, but all are extremely efficient, reliable and durable.

Copper Coil Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers

Copper coil solar hot water heat exchangers are typically built right into a solar water storage tank – which is why they are also called internal solar hot water heat exchangers.  The SunMaxx residential solar water storage tanks from the Solar Hot Water Store have 1 or 2 copper coil solar hot water heat exchangers built right into the solar water storage tank.  And, commercial solar water storage tanks from the Solar Hot Water Store can be custom built with the right number of copper coil solar hot water heat exchangers for the application the solar water storage tank is being used for.

Brazed Plate Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers

Brazed plate solar hot water heat exchangers are the most common type of external solar hot water heat exchanger – that is, solar hot water heat exchangers that are installed outside of the solar water storage tank – because of their low cost, ease of installation, reliability and very low maintenance.

A brazed plate solar hot water heat exchanger is used to pre-heat the potable water in your traditional hot water heater, or to heat the water / HTF in your radiant solar home heating system.  The Solar Hot Water Store has a variety of sizes of brazed plate solar hot water heat exchangers – making them perfect for solar water heating systems and solar home heating systems of any size.

Air To Water Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers

Air to water solar hot water heat exchangers have a very particular use in solar home heating systems.  An air to water solar hot water heat exchanger is used to tie your solar home heating system into a forced hot air central home heating system.  The air to water solar hot water heat exchanger is placed into the plenum of your furnace, connected to the solar hot water heating system.  Once the air to water solar hot water heat exchanger is installed and active, the solar water heating system will pass HTF through the heat exchanger, which heats up the air inside the furnace – this lowers the amount of heating oil, or other heating fuel, that is needed for heating your home.

Shell & Tube Solar Hot Water Heat Exchangers

For homeowners, shell & tube solar hot water heat exchangers have a couple of very specific uses.  Shell and tube solar hot water heat exchangers are used specifically for solar pool heaters and solar spa / hot tub heating systems because the chlorine in the water can be damaging to other copper solar hot water heat exchangers.

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