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Solar Hot Water Systems

Let the Sun Heat Your Water Tank

houseYou can heat your home’s electric hot water tank using the sun’s heat energy. Solar hot water systems, also known as solar thermal systems, can supply up to 70% of your hot water needs. Solar thermal collectors are typically roof-mounted and connected to your water tank through piping systems. Follow the steps below to take full advantage of incentive programs in New York State.



Heliana Higbie
Director of Sustainability
City of Yonkers
(914) 377-6547