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Usage statistics for a family of 4:
- Uses 80 gallons of hot water per day
- Uses 5,000 kWh annually to heat water with electricity
- Uses 250 therms of natural gas annually to heat their water with a common tank type water heater.
- Uses 265 gallons of L.P. gas annually to heat their water with a common tank type water heater
~ A typical solar system for a family of 4 includes (2) 4’ x 8’ collectors and an 80 gallon solar tank.
~ A solar system for a family of 4 can displace as much Co2 as a car that is driven 12,000 miles per year.
~ Incentives and rebates available for solar thermal.