Solar heat system proves to be an affordable and effective way of going solar, rejecting the high price tag of solar power system. In the case of traditional gas or electric water heaters, you pay thousands of dollars for their equipment, installation, and yearly maintenance. Solar water heaters, on the other hand, do not require such additional charges; instead they save energy every year recovering the installation costs. Energy saving opportunity every year gives you a sound reason to pay more initially for the installation of solar heating equipment in comparison with electric or gas water heaters. You can also qualify for federal tax credits and other local incentives in case of purchasing certain certified solar heat systems. The rebate or tax credit can reduce the costs for your solar heating equipment up to 30%.
A solar heat system is much advanced and energy efficient as compared to the traditional gas or electric water heater. It uses approximately 80 percent less energy than other typical water heating systems. This considerable reduction in energy consumption can save $500 per year for an average home. It is believed that after adding all incentives, tax credits, and yearly savings, solar heat system can pay back its initial installation costs within 5 to 7 years.
If you want to go solar, don’t make cost an excuse because long-term benefits of solar heat system compensate the initial installation costs for you within a few years. Smith Sustainable Design helps you explore different solar water heating options for your home. We guide our customers to find best solar heating system according to their needs and budget.