Passive Solar Water Heater Ratings part 7, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Passive solar water heater ratings part 7 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Sime, Solace, Solahart, Solar dynamics, Solarizer, Solar Geyser, Solar-Mio, Soletrol, Summer, and Sunchi brands.

BRAND-------------LOOP--------BATCH

SIME----------------1*--------------NA

The EASY SYSTEM is made and sold in Italy. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products. sime.it

SOLACE--------------NA------------<1*

These units are made and sold in India. They use the more efficient evacuated tube collectors and stainless steel tanks for durability. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. solacepower.com

SOLAHART-----------4*--------------NA

This brand is a part of the PALOMA GROUP. They have a strong guarantee and have an international dealer locator with links on their website. solahart.com

SOLAR DYNAMICS----NA-------------<1* 

These units are made in Barbados and St. Lucia and are sold throughout the Caribbean area. They feature basic technology including glass lined tanks with sacrificial anodes. They have an aluminum frame and exterior of the tank for resistance to the salt in the sea air. They do not have a stated warranty policy. solardynamicsltd.com

SOLARIZER-----------NA-------------<1*

These systems are manufactured and installed in India. They are available in 300, 400, or 500 liter sizes and have a backup electrical heater. The warranty on the systems is not as good as many brands. emmveesolar.com

SOLAR GEYSER-------NA-------------<1*

This brand is manufactured and sold in Pakistan. The SG-5 uses evacuated tube collectors for efficient solar collection. The units also feature a food grade stainless steel tank. solar-geyser.com

SOLAR-MIO --------<1*--------------NA

These systems are made and sold in Australia. The brand is a part of the ALBURY CONSOLIDATED GROUP. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good. metaldynamics.com.au

SOLETROL-----------NA------------<1*

These units are made and sold in Brazil. They have an electric backup heater for those cloudy days. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. soletrol.com.br

SUMMER-------------2*-------------NA

These water heating systems are made in Malaysia. They feature stainless steel tanks for durability and come in both open loop or closed loop models. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands. solartech.com.my

SUNCHI--------------NA-----------<1*

This brand is made in China and features a stainless steel storage tank. They are available in five sizes and offer an optional backup electric heater. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. suntchenergy.com

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