Case Study: Solar Thermal Project at Debakey VA Hospital
Explore how the Debakey VA Hospital in Houston, Texas, took a significant step towards sustainability in 2018 by partnering with Sunshine Plus Solar. This collaboration aimed to address the hospital's hot water needs for therapeutic pools used in veterans' rehabilitation. The installation of forty SunEarth Empire Chrome (EC-32) Flat Plate Collectors marked a crucial milestone in harnessing solar thermal technology to provide 80% of the medical center's hot water requirements year-round. This case study delves into the project's details, demonstrating the positive impact of solar thermal systems in healthcare facilities.
- Project Name: Debakey VA Hospital
- Location: Houston, Texas
- Installation Date: 2018
- Installed by: Sunshine Plus Solar
Solar Hot Water for Veterans' Rehabilitation:
In 2018, Sunshine Plus Solar was honored to secure a contract to install a solar thermal project at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The primary objective of this project was to install an ample number of solar hot water panels capable of meeting the hot water demands of therapeutic pools essential for veterans' rehabilitation. To accomplish this, Sunshine Plus Solar installed forty hot water panels, setting the stage to fulfill 80% of the medical center's annual hot water production needs consistently throughout the year.
- Location: Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas
- Solar Collectors: 40 SunEarth Empire Chrome (EC-32) Flat Plate Collectors
- System Format: Solar pre-heated water
Discover how the Debakey VA Hospital in Houston, Texas, has harnessed solar thermal technology to provide sustainable hot water solutions for veterans' rehabilitation. This remarkable project not only advances the medical center's commitment to veterans' well-being but also underscores the potential of solar thermal systems in healthcare settings.