Maintain the same pipe size as the return pipe (usually 1-1/2″ or 2″) for the two lines to and from the solar panel location.

If the panels will be installed on the roof, plastic conduit pipe hangers will hold the pipe securely to walls and the eave. At the roof edge install a union fitting on each pipe to make it easy to remove the panels seasonally, or for wind, or to replace the roofing. Even for solar panels […]

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How to Install Solar Panels to Heat a Pool

Before you begin, consider your climate and reduce your expectations.Nighttime temperatures tend to undo daytime gains, even during sunny weather. A pool blanket is absolutely essential at night as this is when the majority of heat loss takes place – when the air temperature is much cooler than the water. An in ground pool will […]

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