All models of the Thermosol® thermosiphon systems have the following specificiations.
|Cap. Of the
sist. with tubes
|Dimensions of the
|TH-470-47/1500-07||56 litres||65 litres||1.68 x 0.63 x 1.16||G056-07|
|TH-470-47/1500-15||110 litres||130 litres||1.68 x 1.23 x 1.20||G110-15|
|TH-470-47/1500-20||150 litres||180 litres||1.68 x 1.56 x 1.20||G150-20|
|TH-470-47/1500-24||165 litres||201 litres||1.68 x 1.87 x 1.20||G165-24|
|TH-470-58/1800-24||200 litres||272 litres||2.00 x 2.11 x 1.35||G200-24|
|TH-470-58/1800-30||250 litres||340 litres||2.00 x 2.58 x 1.35||G250-30|
|THCF-170-47/1500-48||500 litros||572 litros||3.13 x 3.29 x 1.97||G500-48|
|100 litres||84 litres|
|150 litres||150 litres|
|180 litres||165 litres|
|220 litres||200 litres|
|270 litres||250 litres|
Recommendations: For residences with hot water tanks of:
To calculate the approximate size of system you require, multiply 32 litres of hot water per person.
The amount of hot wter a solar water heater produces depends on:
To take advantage of solar water heaters, you must have an unshaded location, where trees and other buildings will not block the sun's rays and where the collectors can face south (in the Northern Hemisphere). The roof of a building is the best location.
In almost all cases, a solar water-heating system works as an auxiliary system alongside conventional gas or electric water-heating systems, which activate when necessary. When a solar hot water system is used, the water being released into your hot water tank (boiler) is already "hot" therefore; the boiler doesn't need to fire or only needs to fire for a short period of time, thereby saving you money on fuel costs. As the hot water from the boiler is used and more is released from the solar system, the water from the solar system will mix with the water already present in the hot water tank. For this reason, to receive the maximum benefit of the solar hot water system, you should have a well-insulated boiler and the size of the tank of your solar system shuld be equal or smaller than your boiler.
You also need to remember that this is a “solar” not “lunar” water heating system and requires time in daylight hours to heat the water. A system installed at night can not be expected to produce hot water by the next morning. The same is true if all the hot water is used at night or it has been raining for a period of time. You may need to make some adjustments in the way you and your family uses hot water.
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