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SunMaxx Solar Announces Solar Thermal Storage Tank Manufacturing Facility in Binghamton , NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –March 15, 2012 – Binghamton , NY – SunMaxx Solar, a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer of solar thermal systems and components, is pleased to announce that the company now manufactures non-pressure storage tanks out of their Binghamton, New York facility .SunMaxx manufactures a variety of solar hot water storage tanks designed for commercial and government installations. Combining...

How do I properly size my storage tank for the collector area?

The rule of thumb of 1-3 gallons of storage per ft2 of collector willonly get you so far, so it is best to try being creative withyour storage. As your load increases in the winter andproduction decreases, you should adjust your storage capacityaccordingly. Even slight changes from day to day in yourproduction vs. consumption, can dramatically affect totalsystem performance. Tank...

How do I know which type of storage tank that I need?

Well, there are really two main options here; pressurized tank or non-pressure tank.The pressure tank will come with heat exchange coils on the inside (2 or 3 depending on style) that will be tied into a closed solar loop and open DHW loop. The additional coil (s) can be used for space heating or auxiliary heating. The drwaback to large pressurized tanks...

How do I know which size of storage tank I need?

There are many answers to this question but it really boils down to this...you need the one that best suits your application, your solar collector field, your budget and your available space.If you use a Heliomaxx kits from Sunmaxx, we have sized the storage vessels relative to the size of the collector field. For sizing, we generally consider first the...

How do I determine the most appropriate solar thermal storage size?

Q: How to determine the best solar thermal storage size.A: Choosing your storage tank size is dependent on three things. 1- the number of ft2 of collector- for example we typically recommend any where from 1-3 gallons of storage per ft2 of collector,   2- the daily load profile (usage pattern) for example if most of your usage occurs in...