This document was created and published by the solar energy company Viessman. It provides information on how solar thermal heating works, what consumers can expect from systems, and what the benefits of solar thermal heating are.
According to the document, solar thermal heating systems are best understood as an investment, as they can save up to 60% on hot water bills or up to 25% when used for hot water and space heating together. The document takes a look inside a typical house to show where typically various parts of a system would be placed such as the collectors on the roof and the boilers in the basement. The necessary system equipment for collectors often varies on the type of roof the building has, and the document profiles the difference between flat roof and sloped roof mounting systems.
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