Do you know heating water accounts for 20-40% of total energy consumed in a residential home? Laundry, showering, washing floors, dish washing and bathing is becoming more expensive every year with our standard utility providers. And with only nuclear and hydro-electric outperforming solar energy we know there is a cost effective and sustainable alternative. Apricus makes solar hot water using our evacuated tube collectors on your roof.
So how much money can be saved by using an evacuated tube system compared to other solutions that heat water in your home? Below is a graph which compares hot water system costs for an average house of 3 bedrooms and 4 people.