Taking advantage of solar energy is a viable option for many Australian homeowners, however large-scale solar installations can be costly. If you're a senior on a limited income or pension you may think that solar energy is not within your budget; however installing a solar hot water system can be both affordable and worthwhile. Check out these benefits of solar hot water for seniors on a budget.
Save on your water heating costs
Heat pumps are highly efficient when it comes to consuming energy. According to EnergyRating, they are 3 times more energy efficient compared to electric heaters. However, this is not a guaranteed result. For you to enjoy low energy consumption from your heat pump water heater, you must make sure it's installed in the right way. Find out how to do that, plus much more, below.
Install the unit outside
Unlike gas heaters or electric heaters that can operate inside the house, heat pump water heaters must be installed outside.
When building or repairing a cooling tower, you have the opportunity to choose parts, such as bearings, that would either transform the cooling tower into a forced draft model or an induced draft model. Forced draft cooling towers have tube sections that are installed to the discharge side of the fan, whereas induced draft cooling towers have them installed near the suction side of the fan. Both types of cooling towers possess advantages and disadvantages.