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Do I Need To Mix The Glycol I Purchased From SunMaxx With Water?

Do I Need To Mix The Glycol I Purchased From SunMaxx With Water?No. You can commission your system with glycol strait out of the container. Our XMaxx Glycol Solution is not only premixed with distilled water but also made with bio-based raw materials and uses 20% less energy to produce than standard propylene glycol!

I Just Got Finished Installing My Solar Thermal System, Its About 3pm and The Sun Has Been Shining All Day. Should I Begin Commissioning The System With Heat Transfer Fluid?

I Just Got Finished Installing My Solar Thermal System, Its About 3pm and The Sun Has Been Shining All Day.  Should I Begin Commissioning The System With Heat Transfer Fluid?NO!!!  This is dangerous.  If your collectors have been sitting in the sun all day they have been heating up.  As soon as you introduce the Heat Transfer Fluid in the...

SunMaxx Solar Launches New Solar Grade Glycol XT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2012 – Binghamton, NY – SunMaxx Solar, a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer of solar thermal systems and components, is pleased to announce that the solar industry leader has launched a custom Glycol XT.SunMaxx Solar's custom solar-formula Glycol XT is a 50/50 mixture of 1,3-Propanediol and water. With a long list of advantages, including a...

Keeping propylene glycol from freezing in my solar thermal system.

A: How do I prevent my glycol from freezing during those rare deep freeze nights? Q: Your glycol, although rated for very low temperatures may be un-pumpable at a temperature higher than you expect. This can cause you system to overheat when the sun comes out in the morning. To prevent this you can activate the antifreeze function in your SmartMaxx...

Do I need to use glycol if I live in an area where I only have a few days of freezing per year?

Question:Do I need to use glycol if I live in an area where I only have a few days of freezing per year?Answer: If you live in an area that doesn't get below freezing often (less than 5 days per year) it is possible to get away with using water instead of glycol. In order to make sure that the water...