Mirasol Fafco Solar

Heating your outdoor swimming pool with a solar pool heating system is a simple way to lower your energy bills and keep your pool warm enough to swim all at the same time. Solar pool heating systems are easy to install and will last for years providing you with free solar hot water. Just like the home solar heating systems, they can turn the immense energy from the sun into something useful. A solar pool heating system is a very simple heating system to install and operate, all you need is a solar panel and a few pipe. A typical solar pool heating system can provide sufficient heat for a garden pool of any size and shape as long as you have enough flat panel solar collectors in your system.

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A flat panel solar pool heater really comes into its own in the spring and autumn months when the mornings and evenings are too cool for normal pool usage. By installing a solar pool heating system, the use of a normal swimming pool can be increased by up to four months a year just by using the heat energy from the sun. The type of solar pool heating system will vary for each pool design, location and available sunlight but the basic principal remains the same.

Before, to heat the water in an outdoor pool or spa you needed to use either an electrical heater, a gas heater, normally a propane heater or conserve the heat already in the pool by using a swimming pool cover. Today, things have changed and we can easily use the energy of the sun to heat the water using a solar pool heating system.

Comfortable swimming pool water temperature is relatively low compared to other uses of hot water such as baths and showers. Flat panel solar collectors are most efficient at low temperatures and are therefore well suited for pool heating where a large volume of water has to be heated to just a few degrees above the ambient temperature rather than to heat a smaller quantity to a much higher temperature. A properly sized solar heating system can gently raise the pool temperature by at least 5 to 10 degC (10 – 20 degF) above the normal water temperature maintaining a comfortable swimming temperature each time the water passes through the solar collector.

Testimonials

Professional and friendly

Very prompt, professional and friendly. They are very helpful in answering questions and knowledgable in their work area. They installed our system 5 …Read More

Patricia S.

Very professional

We've been with Mirasol for many years, they've taken care of us in any and all situations. They return calls in a timely manner, are very professiona…Read More

Larry R

The solar hot water heater is the best purchase we’ve made!

Mirasol Solar, It has been a few month’s since your company installed our solar hot water heater and solar for our pool. We are really glad we decid…Read More

Steve & Sue Craig

“The Solar Pool heating does such a good job!”

Bill & Barb Boehm

“Our Solar Pool heating system looks great!”

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With over 13,000 satisfied customers since 1977, Mirasol FAFCO Solar has over 40 years of experience in commercial and residential solar electric PV product installations. Mirasol FAFCO Solar is now the Regional SunPower Dealer and we are committed to delivering the highest quality solar solutions.

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With more than 13,000 satisfied customers since 1977, Mirasol FAFCO Solar has over 40 years of experience in commercial and residential solar pool heating installations. Mirasol FAFCO Solar is an exclusive distributor of FAFCO solar water heating products designed to save you money.

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Solar hot water heaters can also significantly reduce the amount of electricity and/or natural gas that needs to be purchased from your utility or electric service provider. Solar hot water heating systems can provide owners with fixed energy costs.

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