Introducing the case study of Mission Hayward Apartments' solar water heating installation: Nestled in Hayward, CA, Mission Hayward Apartments stands as a beacon of sustainability within its community. With a steadfast commitment to reducing its environmental impact while trimming utility costs, the management team embarked on a transformative partnership with Elm Distribution and SunEarth. This collaboration aimed to outfit the complex with a state-of-the-art solar water heating system tailored to its needs. SunEarth's cutting-edge products, including 45 TRB-40 Solar Collectors with Unions, Solar Station XXL, and Rexracks, were strategically deployed to harness solar energy efficiently. The seamless integration, led by Elm Distribution's skilled technicians, not only delivered immediate energy cost reductions but also underscored the complex's dedication to sustainability. Residents rejoiced in the reliability of hot water, buoyed by eco-friendly initiatives. This success story illuminates the potential of solar water heating systems to offer enduring, sustainable solutions, marking a promising step towards a greener future for Mission Hayward Apartments and beyond.
Maker Midtown Apartments, situated in the heart of Sacramento's vibrant Midtown district, undertook a forward-thinking initiative to enhance sustainability and energy efficiency. Partnering with SunEarth and Elm Distribution, Maker Midtown Apartments installed a comprehensive solar solution to reduce reliance on traditional energy sources. This case study explores the seamless integration of solar technology into the property's infrastructure, highlighting its environmental impact, cost savings, and contribution to a greener future in one of Sacramento's most dynamic neighborhoods.
Celeste Apartments in Davis, California, represents a pioneering example of sustainable living, achieved through the collaborative efforts of Aspen Power and The Michaels Organization. By seamlessly integrating solar energy solutions, including photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heating technologies, Celeste Apartments sets a new standard for environmentally conscious development. With SunEarth's innovative solar collectors and efficient system design, the project not only meets domestic hot water needs but also ensures compliance with California's Title 24 requirements. This holistic approach to energy integration not only enhances tenant amenities but also underscores the commitment to sustainable and compliant living practices, positioning Celeste Apartments as a leader in the realm of eco-friendly housing.
Las Haciendas, nestled in the picturesque city of Temecula, California, is nearing the final stages of construction, with completion scheduled for the fall. This sustainable community, developed by Community Housing Works in collaboration with California Solar Integrators dba Cal Solar and SunEarth, exemplifies the efficacy of solar water heating technology in providing clean and efficient hot water solutions. Furthermore, the project signifies another successful partnership with Rodrigues Assoc. Architects, underscoring the ongoing commitment to sustainable development.
Great Basin Bakery, nestled in the heart of Bishop, California, is renowned for its commitment to quality and community. In a stride towards sustainability and environmental responsibility, the bakery has undertaken a transformative initiative by integrating a state-of-the-art domestic hot water solar system. With Ian Dews Plumbing at the helm of installation expertise, this solar water heating system at Great Basin Bakery exemplifies a forward-thinking approach to energy efficiency and eco-conscious operations. Featuring SunEarth's cutting-edge technology, the system's strategic design, utilizing a drain-back configuration, ensures optimal efficiency while reducing the bakery's environmental footprint. This case study delves into the key project details, highlighting how Great Basin Bakery's investment in solar water heating not only aligns with their commitment to a greener future but also contributes to long-term cost savings and enhanced operational efficiency.
Hope on Hyde Park Apartments, an AIAOC Design Honor Award winner for Affordable Community, is a planned 98-unit apartment complex located in the City of Los Angeles, California.
This case study delves into the intricacies of this innovative project, which is poised to not only provide state-of-the-art healthcare facilities but also champion sustainable energy solutions with SunEarth's solar integration
Amaala looks to run on entirely renewable energy sources. It also aims to operate with a zero-carbon footprint and sustainably source 50 percent of all food by 2030.
Featuring the XXL Pump Station and 45 TRB Collectors, this 140-unit Apartment Home for Low-income Households provides more than just reduced expenses.
Lai Opua, meaning “peaceful cloud” in the Hawaiian language, is symbolic for the emotions of hope and good fortune that homeowners feel toward their new community.
Kaiāulu o Kupuohi is an affordable LEED for Homes mid-rise 89 unit community will consist of 20 one bedroom units, 34 two bedroom units and 35 three bedroom units. Available to families with incomes at 60% or less of the average median income of the County of Maui. Units will have energy star appliances, LED energy star lighting, hard surface flooring, solar water heating, ...
Hale Makana O Nanakuli is a family property consisting of 48 one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Hale Makana O Nanakuli is located in Nanakuli (Waianae), O’ahu and is subsidized by USDA Rural Development.
As part of its dedication to energy efficiency and eco-friendliness, the project incorporates solar water heating systems, significantly reducing energy costs and promoting a sustainable living environment for residents. This case study delves into the solar water heating implementation at Hope on Alvarado and its role in creating a brighter future for those experiencing chronic homelessness in Los Angeles.
This captivating case study delves into the remarkable journey of Off-Grid Enterprises, the visionary installer behind this venture, and their integration of SunEarth solar water heating systems.
Nestled along the picturesque shores of Kihei, Maui, the Hale Kamaole resort complex stands as a tranquil haven where eco-conscious living harmonizes with leisure. This captivating case study embarks on a journey to explore the remarkable integration of SunEarth solar water heating systems at Hale Kamaole, an oasis renowned for its beautifully landscaped one and two-bedroom condominiums.
Nestled on the picturesque coastal bluffs of Encinitas, California, the Alila Marea Resort is a true embodiment of coastal luxury and eco-conscious design. This captivating case study delves into the extraordinary integration of SunEarth solar water heating systems at Alila Marea, a haven for travelers seeking unparalleled oceanfront elegance and sustainability.
With a $2.25 million price tag, this Abry's located just southeast of Rosauers include's a solar water heating system with a yearly energy output of 5,179 kwh AND a roof-mounted 15-kilowatt solar power system.
This financed system uses price-indexed energy to guarantee energy savings to the host low-income housing community, versus standard utility rates. The system is expected to save more than $175,000 over 30 years.
The system is made up of 16 SunEarth flat plate solar thermal collectors. These collectors use sunlight to heat water that is used by the complex’s residence, reducing their need for gas-heated water.
Presidential Gardens, a picturesque 24-acre community nestled in Haverhill, Massachusetts, embarked on a transformative journey in November 2019. In collaboration with RES, a trusted solar installation partner, this sprawling residential complex made a resounding commitment to sustainability. By embracing solar water heating technology, Presidential Gardens aimed not only to enhance the comfort and affordability of living for their 200 residential units but also to make a substantial contribution to environmental conservation. This case study delves into the remarkable story of how Presidential Gardens integrated 180 SunEarth TRB-32 Collectors to harness the power of the sun, ultimately realizing a vision of cleaner, more cost-effective, and eco-friendly living for their diverse community.
“The busiest days are also the sunniest days. People wash their cars when it's sunny out, not when it's raining. So, a car wash is a pretty ideal place for solar systems." - Todd Hoitsma, Liquid Solar Systems
The Waikiki Shore Apartments are saving an estimated 50 percent on the gas bill since the installation of the solar water heating system, and have reduced dependence on fossil fuels and CO2 emissions.
Heating water accounts for 23% of the energy costs on a typical dairy farm, meaning savings can quickly be made by operating the most efficient system.
Rosefield Village is a new construction project located in Alameda on a 2.4-acre site. The project utilizes a solar-hot water heating system to help offset heating costs.
Elliot Crossing Apartments is located in Woodland, California in the 95695 zip code. This apartment community was built in 1973 and has 2 stories with 116 units.
This system provides pre-heated solar water that feeds the conventional water heaters supplying their apartments, and reduces their natural gas bill substantially.
In the hotel industry, water heating is the largest single end use for energy, making up almost a third of total energy use.
Historically an industrial area, the Kaka’ako district is undergoing a lot of change, transitioning from commercial and industrial to residential, with market-rate condos popping up and a planned rail station nearby. The new 111-unit Nohona Hale was built on a former surface parking lot owned and leased to the developers by the Hawaii Community Development Authority, which sought to promote an affordable housing building that is green and transit-oriented with smart growth principles.
The development — which consists of 34-units in two separate three-story buildings built on 856, 864 and 872 Pioneer St. — was previously approved by the City Council as a multifamily housing project in 2015.
Up to 25 percent of a household utility bill goes to heating water for washing clothes, dishes, and ourselves. A solar hot-water system can reduce those costs by two thirds—without using any fossil fuels or causing any pollution. You don't even need to live in a sunny climate to take advantage of this infinitely renewable source of free power.
As Stanford West Apartments is owned by Stanford University, it was a natural decision to recently upgrade the pool on the property. During June 2020, the swimming pool received a Solar Hot Water System for solar pre-heated water.
This residential Solar Hot Water System recently installed in Gardnerville, Nevada features six (6) SunEarth Empire Chrome (EC-40) Flat Plate Collectors installed at 60 degrees, complete with SunEarth racking.
California is home to nearly 2 million veterans. Approximately 137,000 veterans live in Orange County. There is an estimated 3,500 homeless veterans in Orange County and over 6,000 Orange County veterans are unemployed at any given time.
With typical installations reducing the amount of energy needed to heat hot water by two-thirds, solar thermal systems are becoming a much more sensible solution for new and existing hotels. In fact, they are five times more efficient at producing energy when compared to solar photovoltaic systems.
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center serves as the primary health care provider for more than 113,000 Veterans in southeast Texas. Located on a 119-acre campus and built in 1991, MEDVAMC is a state-of-the-art facility with 349 acute care beds, a 40-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, and a 111-bed Community Living Center. An automated, computer-controlled transport system delivers food, laundry, and supplies throughout the building. The six-story granite building is designed with four exterior sections and four atriums that contain patio gardens, wheelchair basketball courts, and a rehabilitation pool.
This case study delves into how the installation of 40 SunEarth ThermoRay 4'x 8' Flat Plate Collectors (TRB-26) has enabled the hospital to deliver efficient and sustainable pool heating services while saving on energy expenses.
Mission: Wolf is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that has provided a sanctuary home to wolves and wolf-dog crosses for over 30 years. Their mission is to inspire respect for the wild and connect people with nature. Mission Wolf is run by a group of dedicated and hard-working individuals, who live and work sustainably in the remote Wet Mountains of Southern Colorado.
Tamarack Wellness Center received the Mayor's Bold Steps Toward Sustainability Award after installing SunEarth Flat Plate Collectors to heat the pool.
As part of these continued efforts to reduce energy consumption and increase renewable sources at Anderson Air Force Base, Pacific Solar & Photovoltaics recently installed an array of Flat Plate Collectors, manufactured by SunEarth of Fontana, CA to provide pre-heated water for domestic use on base.
Isa Villa is the first affordable housing project along Guguan and Anatahan Drive on Capitol Hill, Saipan. Constructed in two phases, the first phase involved the construction of two(2), three(3) story multi-family apartment buildings interconnected by a pedestrian bridge.
This facility replaced the current World-War-II-era buildings that were severely outdated and lacking in technology with multiple green upgrades, including a Solar Hot Water System manufactured by SunEarth.This project was made possible thanks to the support of Congressman Smith whom championed the project.
Resolution Energy designs and installs high-efficiency heating systems that provide superior comfort compared to traditional home mechanical systems.
Featuring a Heat Injection System, this Hot Water System comprised of 21 SunEarth Thermoray (TRB-26) Flat Plate Collectors was installed during the later part of the year and went online December 13th, 2018.
In 2016, this revered institution took a significant step towards sustainability by implementing a Solar Pre-Heated Water System, engineered and installed by Hi Power CR.
The Acalanes Union High School District initiated large solar projects at each of the comprehensive high schools during the summer of 2016. The projects allow the High School to substantially reduce their carbon footprint, realize significant savings in general fund operating costs, and model the use of renewable energy to the students.
Having solar at school sites creates additional opportunities to focus on green education, environmental responsibility and clean energy, exposing the students to even more STEM-related curriculum and concepts.The system provides 24,000 Therms/Yr with total savings estimated at $36,000 annually eliminating 4,800 metric tons of carbon emissions
The solar array of 203 collectors provide heat to the school's pool year round. The system deploys a Solar Brain controller operating the solar pump via a variable frequency drive to adjust the flow through the solar array to maximize heat production. System is self monitoring pushing notification to the installer and the maintenance team when it detects any divination from normal operating range.
Not one, but two innovative Solar Hot Water Systems were designed and installed at the Country Club Village in Honolulu, HI thanks to the team at Adroit Energy, Inc. This $1.5 Million project spread over two high-rise condominium buildings, 21 and 22 floors respectively, saw completion of a Solar Hot Water system in just 6 weeks time!
A 50% Savings from Solar Hot Water just one month after install and the savings just continue to increase!
Generating clean energy from your own roof? There’s something very Alaskan about that.
Located in North Seattle, Linden Flats is a six-story affordable housing complex comprised of 170 apartments and several large community spaces. Featuring a Solar Thermal System comprised of 70 EP-40 Flat Plate Collectors manufactured by SunEarth of Fontana, California.The Empire Series of Flat Plate Collectors sets the industry standard for quality, performance, durability and value, and will help to offset utility costs at Linden Flats.
Kahauiki Village is a groundbreaking initiative to create an affordable plantation-style community as long-term housing for Hawaii's homeless families. And the clean energy system that’s powering all of this — well, it’s the first of its kind in the world.
California Advanced Home design program. It’s a high performance development, with ratings approximately 40% above California’s energy code.
Residents of the low-income Hill View Apartments in Havre, Montana are enjoying double the benefits of solar energy: solar photovoltaic panels and solar thermal collectors will work side-by-side to produce electricity and hot water for the 52-unit complex. The new solar arrays are part of a complete renovation of the complex with an eye toward energy efficiency, including added insulation and new windows and boilers. The project also features construction of a new, energy-efficient community building, which includes meeting rooms, laundry facilities, and a Head Start school and playground.
In August 2017, Wheaton College’s Haas Athletic Center leveraged an $89,600 dollar rebate from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Commercial-Scale Solar Hot Water Program to install solar hot water collector.. The system uses a 1,248 square foot array of SunEarth Flat Plate Collectors, installed by Renewable Energy Systems, to heat the athletic center’s indoor Olympic sized pool and locker room with showers and restrooms that is used by the athletes
Karen and Jan Foust of Bozeman have always had an interest in solar energy. Their water heater runs off propane, and the thought of using free energy from the sun to reduce their propane use always appealed to them. With Bozeman having more than 200 sunny days per year, a hot water system just makes sense.
Bozeman has more than 200 sunny days per year. The Larkspur owners are committed to using renewable energy systems on projects across Montana. Solar saves tenants money on utility bills, reduces operating costs for owners, and lowers our reliance on fossil fuels.
All Valley Solar recently completed the installation and commissioning of a solar hot water system utilizing 44 SunEarth model TRB-40 collectors at 1111 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California.
Steven Strong was there when the ribbon was cut to unveil a solar hot water system on the East Wing of the White House then occupied by President Jimmy Carter.
SunEarth and Inter-Island Solar Supply, our Hawaii distributor, teamed up to provide solar water heating systems for 476 homes at the Helemano Military Reservation located in central Oahu.
Industrial Solar Technology recently completed the installation and startup of a solar hot water system comprising 142 SunEarth model EC-40-1.5 collectors at the North Boulder Recreation Center in Boulder, Colorado.
All the systems are instrumented and in total have delivered significant reductions in the amount of conventional energy used at the hospitals.
The Ford Island Navy Military Construction Project is located in the East Loch of Pearl Harbor and involved the design and construction of 140 housing units on Ford Island and 30 additional housing units at Radford Terrance.