Aquatherm Industries, a swimming pool solar heater manufacturer in Lakewood, N.J., has received approval from the Canadian Standards Association International (CSA International) for its Solar Industries and Ecosun Solar pool heating systems.
Aquatherm Industries, a manufacturer of solar pool heaters in Lakewood, N.J., recently became the first U.S. solar collector manufacturer to achieve International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 registration.
Enersol Solar Products, a manufacturer of unglazed, solar heating panels, has recently merged with EnerWorks, a developer and manufacturer of flat plate and vacuum tube solar heating and cooling systems in Woodstock, Ont. The merger will allow the company to offer residential and commercial clients three different types of solar energy systems for heating water.
Energy efficient heating systems are here to stay. Condensing boiler units as well as geothermal and solar thermal heating systems can produce considerable savings in their operation. However, they may not operate at maximum efficiency if the systems they serve are not designed to use less energy. As a designer, one must consider any limiting steps that could impede a system from operating at peak efficiency.
The high cost for non-renewable energy sources, such as oil and natural gas, continues to rise each year. As this is top of mind for most consumers, an increasing number are looking for alternative heating systems that maximize energy output while reducing the amount of energy required for operation.
During tight economic times, facility managers are looking for ways to reduce their operating expenses. Commercial aquatic facilities that heat their pools and spas tend to notice high energy bills come the fall and winter, especially with…