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SunMaxx Solar Installs System at Hometowne Cafe in Hamlin, NY

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  • Customer: Hamlin Hometowne Cafe
  • Location: Hamlin, NY
  • Building Type: Diner / Cafe
  • Solar System Type: Solar Hot Water
  • Type Of Solar Collectors: Evacuated Tubes
  • Solar Collector Model: ThermoPower-VHP30
  • Qty Of Solar Collectors: 5 (279.3 ft2)
  • Anticipated Solar Fraction: 69%
  • Anticipated 15yr Energy Savings: $ 0
  • Install Completion Date: August 2012

Project Overview

In August 2012, SunMaxx Solar, in conjunction with Simply Solar Systems LLC, completed a solar thermal installation at the Hometown Cafe in Hamlin, NY.  The installation included five ThermoPower VHP-30 evacuated tube solar collectors, which were awning mounted, along with a 211 gallon solar storage tank.

This system provides approx. 75% of the businesses domestic hot water needs.  The tank has an electric element and it’s tied into a 50 gallon electric hot water tank.  Hometown Cafe took advantage of the $25,000 from the NYSERDA Solar Thermal Incentive Program.

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Building Details

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Building Information 
Type of Building Diner / Cafe

Solar System Details

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Solar System Details
Solar Thermal System Type Solar Hot Water
Installation Date August 2012
Energy Production (annual)
Anticipated Solar Fraction 69%
Type of Solar Collectors Evacuated Tubes
Collector Model ThermoPower-VHP30
Quantity of Solar Collectors 5
Gross Area of Collectors (ft2) 279.3 ft2
Type of Mounting System Flush Mount
Storage Tank Capacity (g) 211 G

Financial Details

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Anticipated Annual Savings
Annual Savings (year 1) $ 0
Anticipated Cumulative Energy Savings (3% Annual Energy Price Increase)
5 Year Cumulative Savings $ 0.00
10 Year Cumulative Savings $ 0.00
15 Year Cumulative Savings $ 0.00
20 Year Cumulative Savings $ 0.00

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