3 Things To Check On Your Roof Before Installing Solar Water Heaterby Solostar Solar Water Heater Manufacture
Have you decided to install a domestic solar water heater on your roof? When it comes to a car or any other huge purchases, there are many steps to take to buy it. But since most of these purchases are done by a lot of people, the process is quite popularly known. On the other hand, using a solar water heater has not become much popular yet which is why the process is not so much known yet. We are here to tell you that one of the most important things to consider is the roof where you want to install the domestic solar water heater. Here are the three things that you need to check out for your roof.
Check Your Roof To See If It Can Support Solar Water Heater
Before you try to install a domestic solar water heating system, the very first thing to check is the condition of your roof. See if there is any part of the roof that is damaged and need repair or replacement. Even if it is in a bearable condition but it can get damaged within the next few years, you should still repair it. If you are going to invest so much to install a water heater, it is better not to get any loss because of your roof. The solar collectors and the solar tank will definitely increase the weight on your roof, so it should be structurally sound.
Consider The Right Shape And Type Your Roof
Unlike early days where there is to be an only tiled roof, nowadays modern building has roofs in all different shapes and sizes. The surface of the roof should be evaluated to see if a suitable space to accommodate the whole system. You should also check if your roof has different degrees of pitch. This can affect the system’s exposure to the sun which can lead to inefficiency of the sunlight.
Figure Out The Direction Of The Slope Of Your Roof Face
This is the most important thing to check as it will decide the effectiveness of the sunlight collected by the solar collectors. The more sunlight these collectors will get, the more they will produce heat energy to heat water. If your roof is not facing the sun or the part where you want to install does not get enough sunlight, then it won’t be able to produce enough energy. It would be best to install your domestic solar water heater on a south-facing roof surface.
Make sure to check on these three things before you install your domestic solar water heater.
Created on Sep 21st 2020 11:32. Viewed 238 times.
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