15 Mar '12, 1pm

German innovation in Solar Water Heating @GBAdviror from your friends @fixerontheroof

German innovation in Solar Water Heating @GBAdviror from your friends @fixerontheroof

I was in Boston last week for the annual Building Energy conference , sponsored by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association . Each year this conference provides an opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues, catch up on leading-edge building design, and learn about product innovations in energy conservation and renewable energy. I was amazed to see the large number of European companies represented in the conference trade show, with most of the leading innovation in windows, biomass heating, and solar energy seeming to come from Germany. Solar hot water systems are often cost-effective The product that I found most exciting this year was a unique, drainback solar water heating system, SECUSOL, from the German company Wagner & Company, which is one of Germany's oldest, though not largest, manufacturers of solar water heating systems. Wagner products are represen...

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