Collector Sizing Guide
Home » SOLAR » Collector Sizing Guide

Collector Sizing Guide

 
Depending on your region and size of system solar can provide between 50-90% 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.

 
AP-collector-domestic-sizing-table


Additional guides for whole countries with climate colour coded map:

USA-Collector-Sizing-Map  Russian-sizing-map 

 

To understand more about collector efficiency, click here

 




 
Founded in 2003 by Australian Mick Humphreys with a specific focus on solar thermal solutions, Apricus has since grown into a global company with distribution and support offices worldwide. 

QUICK LINKS

CONTACT US

19 Pu Si Road, Pukou New and High Tech Development Zone, Nanjing, China, 210061
 Ph: +86 25 58649133     
 Fax: +86 25 58648103
 Email: service@apricus.com

Inquiry

Copyright © 2020 Apricus Solar Co. Ltd. All rights reserved.
Designed by Leadong.