Collector Sizing Guide
Depending on your region and size of system solar can provide between 50-80% of your domestic hot water needs. A properly sized system will provide almost all of a home's hot water in the summer months. The following table provides a rough guide based on your location's climate and number of people.
- The tank sizing is the minimum suggested capacity for the solar dedicated tank, so using a larger tank is acceptable.
- Sizing is based on providing 90% of summer domestic hot water supply.
- Assumes an equator pointing collector installed +/- 10o of the latitude angle.