Two panel, closed loop w/antifreeze, solar hot water system with backup Rinnai, condensing, on demand hot water heater.
- Three Pines Bed & Breakfast and Farm
- 274 East Side Road, Hancock, ME 04640
- 2,000 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 100% or more of hot water
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2012 Host
- Solar Hot Water
- January 2012
- To heat hot water
- Own or Lease:
- Cash Purchase
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.
Single-Family Residence|Solar PV