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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...

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...

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...

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-...