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Tom and Kathy have been long time passionate environmentalists. They were looking to explore how they could offset some of their propane consumption and in early 2013 invested in a solar hot water system. The solar hot water system consists of two Wagner flat plate collectors connected to a 52 gallon indirect solar tank. This tank pre-heats water that feeds into their already existing hot water tank to have a total of just over 100 gallons of solar heated hot water at their disposal for showering, dishwashing, laundry, etc. The propane is connected to the tank to provide heat when the solar is not able to keep up with the demand, always ensuring a constant supply of hot water at the tap.

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