SOLARMAX™ HOT WATER SYSTEM

What is the piping requirement to install a solar water heater system?

Can Terreal package Supply & Install for its SolarMax™ product?

How do I know which model is suitable for my house usage?

What if I have a Jacuzzi or more than 6 bathrooms at my house?

How does rainy days affect SolarMax™ hot water system performance?

What is the different between SolarMax™ and SolarMax™ Premium?

How can I compare the quality and performance of SolarMax™ to other brands?

Do I need to provide you the roof design before installation?

Is any maintenance required on solar hot water system?

What kind of warranty do you give for SolarMax™?

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What is the piping requirement to install a solar water heater system?

You need to have 2 separate water piping systems: one for cold water and one for hot water. For hot water piping, the piping material has to be made of copper or stainless steel. It needs to connect to all essential parts of your house, where hot water is necessary, like bathrooms, kitchen and utility area. Also, one power supply is required in order to switch on the back-up electric booster.
 

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Can Terreal package Supply & Install for its SolarMax™ product?

Yes. Terreal will supply and install your SolarMax™ with one of its certified installation partners. Under your scope of work, you will need to prepare the hot and cold water pipings to water tank area, as well as the electric connection. Terreal will carry out the rest of the installation, testing and commissioning works.
 

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How do I know which model is suitable for my house usage?

When you decide to install a solar heater, we encourage you to design your system so that you minimize usage of back-up electric booster: it will reduce your energy consumption toward zero. Your needs can be calculated depending on head count and on the number of bathrooms in your house, with the following standard assumptions :

    - Average Water Consumption 35 liters / person / day
        - High Consumption 50 liters / person / day
        - Low Consumption 20 liters / person / day
        - A family of 4 persons with high consumption will use 200 liters / day with normal
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        - Consumption will be related to usage habits and applications (washing machine, dish-washer, Jacuzzi, ...)

SolarMax30

        - 30 gallons - 136 litres with 1 collector
        - Suitable for 1-2 bathrooms with 2-3 persons (high consumption)

SolarMax 60

        - 60 gallons - 272 litres with 2 collectors
        - Suitable for 3-5 bathrooms with 4 - 6 persons (high consumption)

SolarMax 300L

        - 66 gallons - 300 litres with 2 collectors
        - Suitable for 5-6 bathrooms with 6-7 persons (high consumption)

 

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What if I have a Jacuzzi or more than 6 bathrooms at my house?

You can install more than one unit of SM 60 or SM 300L. You can also consider our SolarMax™ XL Series that was created to cater for any hot water consumption. Kindly contact us for further details.
 

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How does rainy days affect SolarMax™ hot water system performance?

Solarmax™ has a back up electric booster for rainy days or during the festive season when you need more hot water than usual. Turn on the booster switch for 45 minutes to 60 minutes and hot water will be ready for use anytime.
 

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What is the different between SolarMax™ and SolarMax™ Premium?

SolarMax™ Premium is a high efficient solar system using ultrasonic blue titanium Tinox collector from Germany. Collector performance is 2 times more efficient than standard solar water heater. Tank specifications are also upgraded with high quality stainless steel 316 ± 1.5mm (a standard solar water heater uses normal stainless steel 304 ± 1.2mm). Casings of tank and collector are made from stainless steel (standard casings uses aluminum), providing a better performance against corrosion. Aesthetics of SolarMax™ premium is also enhanced with only a panel exposed surface of 2.4 sqm (standard panels have 4.0 sqm of exposed surface).
 

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How can I compare the quality and performance of SolarMax™ to other brands?

The quality and performance of any solar heater depend on the specifications of raw material used, as well as on the quality control during manufacturing process of solar collector panel and storage tank. Always choose a solar heater made of titanium, stainless steel, copper and aluminium, as these materials do not rust or corrode, ensuring a trouble free experience after installation on roof. Also, we recommend that you choose a collector with most hot water rising tubes for better efficiency.
 

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Do I need to provide you the roof design before installation?

Yes because different roof designs will require different installing methods. For instance, for a roof with pitch lower than 10°, we will need to install an additional angle stand to ensure optimal solar absorption. For a roof with pitch above 45° and more than 3 storey heights building, we will need to arrange crane to install the SolarMax™. All these elements need to be evaluated for accurate pricing and installation.
 

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Is any maintenance required on solar hot water system?

SolarMax™ is built to last and is corrosion resistant. Water is the only moving part. Thus, minimal maintenance is required.
 

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What kind of warranty do you give for SolarMax™?

SolarMax™ comes with a 12 year standard product warranty and 12 month warranty on workmanship.
 

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