In 1997, we took advantage of a tax credit by purchasing a solar water heater. This cut our electric bill by a considerable amount, depending on the number of people living with us. In 2012, we replaced the entire system after we installed a new roof on our house. Every five years, we have the solar water heater serviced.
This is how the laundry room and the heater in the patio look when the doors are closed:
The 80 gallon water heater is on the right side. The hose on the bottom is flushing and draining the heater, and the water flows into the grass:
This magnesium rod prevented the heater from rusting:
This is Douglas White, the owner of Affordable Solar, who installed our solar water heater in 1997 and 2012:
This is his assistant, who cleaned the solar panels with water and a towel and is shown painting the rubber lining with black paint:
This is Douglas White, removing the hose from the water heater:
David and Douglas chat:
We are very pleased with Douglas White and his company, Affordable Solar. Good job!