Two panel, closed loop w/antifreeze, solar hot water system with backup Rinnai, condensing, on demand hot water heater.

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We have a two panel, closed loop, antifreeze charged, solar hot water system. A RInnai condensing on demand hot water heater provides backup hot water. The collector loop and tank loop use DC pumps to circulate the water. The DC pumps are powered by a solar charged 12 volt battery.

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

Rigid Board Polyurethane Energy Star Appliances, Masonry stove, Non-Toxic Products, Passive Solar, Rain Barrels

Experience with Installer:

Sundog Solar provided great service along with letting the homeowner watch and learn about installing solar hot water systems.

Open House Info:

Google Maps is incorrect! The EastSide Rd. in Hancock is 10 miles east of Ellsworth Maine, on the right, just before the Hancock/Sullivan bridge. Our mailbox is 1.5 miles down the EastSide Rd on the lefthand side. Our house is .5 miles down our driveway to the shore.

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