Solar water heater ratings part 6 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Evosolar, Extraflame, Ezinc, Fafco, Ferroli, Firebird, Fondital, and Fontecal brands.
This brand is from JOMAR INTERNATIONAL. The PLUS line features several different systems to match the domestic hot water needs of your family while the PRO line offers systems that also produce hot water for central heating. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.
EXTRAFLAME-- lanordica-extraflame.com --<1*
This brand is made in Italy and sold in Europe. They offer systems in sizes from 150 to 1000 liters but the warranty on the collectors is not very good.
This brand is made in Turkey and is available worldwide. They offer systems in three sizes from 200 to 500 liters. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
The 500 series systems are pumped closed loop systems with an option to include a pv panel to power the system. This could be useful in cabins or other off-grid situations. The warranty on the panels is good but for the other parts of the system the guarantee is not very good.
These systems are made in Italy and are available in Europe. Their FORCED FLOW KITS are available in three sizes to match the needs of the home and feature quick couplings for easy installation. The manufacturer's website does not have a stated warranty policy.
FIREBIRD--- firebird-solar.com ----<1*
These systems are made in Ireland and are available throughout the U.K. The ENVIROSOL range offers systems with either flat plate or evacuated tube collectors. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the products is not as good as other brands.
This brand is made in Italy and offers four sizes of systems. The SULPACK EASY systems are designed to work with combi boilers while the SULPACK PRO systems are designed to work with heating only boilers. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the systems.
This brand is made and sold in Italy. The FONTESOL F kits also contain a boiler for backup water heating. The systems are available in sizes from 150 to 800 liters.
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