Solar Technology Focus

Solar panel for space heating

Solar Space Heating

In Canada space heating is the single largest expense when operating a household and the biggest waste of non-renewable natural resources and causes the largest carbon footprint.

With solar panels in a heating system we can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Heating our homes and businesses with solar energy could save us all hundreds of dollars per month and with only some simple retrofit options, solar heat could be the easiest renovation that you'll ever do.

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Solar panel for generating electricity

Solar Power/Electricity

In much of the world solar power is thought of as a way to generate electricity using solar panels made up of photovoltaic cells. That's true in Canada too, although many Canadians think of "solar energy" as any sort of solar installation for heating or any other use. In this section of our website, we look specifically at electric power generation using solar technology.

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solar panel for water heating

Solar Water Heater

Possibly the most viable and currently most widely used application for solar panels is for heating water. Solar water heating is popular because it requires quite simple technology and because solar heated water can be stored so easily compared to solar heated air for space heating. Such technology is perfect in any part of Canada's climate.

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Solar panel for heating pools

Solar Pool Heating

Now commonplace, solar pool heaters are available for any size installation and in any part of the world. Using some of the most basic solar pool heaters, homeowners are able to dramatically decrease the cost of heating their pool water while increasing their enjoyment of their pools. A solar pool heater is an excellent place to start when choosing affordable green energy options.

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