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Fort Myers’ First All-Solar Community – Mirada by Lennar Homes

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Mirada is the first all-solar community in Fort Myers. Lennar Homes‘ community is actually the first community in all of Southwest Florida where every home is getting solar panels installed at the time of new home construction. And it’s looking great! Lennar Homes Monte Carlo model at Mirada has Solar Panels Pre-Installed Lennar Homes Monte Carlo model at Mirada has Solar …

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New Aerial Solar Site Analysis Tool

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Florida Solar Design Group has acquired new tools to process solar site analyses. This exciting technology provides three-dimensional site maps from unmanned aerial systems (UAS). We can now process huge amounts of data with amazing precision. This provides shading analysis, visualization, layout assistance, and crew mobilization advantages. As the only solar contractor in Southwest Florida who is also a FAA licensed …

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Solar Pool Heating Videos

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In case you didn’t know, we have an extensive video library showing solar pool heating installations. The YouTube playlist below contains aerial drone videos, how-to videos, and promotional spots. We are proud to show off our work, and our video footage is the best way to show you what to expect from your solar pool heater installation!   Note that …

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Cape Coral’s Largest Solar Pool Heating System

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Florida Solar Design Group has completed Cape Coral’s largest single-family residential solar pool heating system. This 768 square foot solar pool heater has sixteen solar panels, each 4 feet by 12 feet. Aerial Video of Cape Coral’s Largest Solar Pool Heating System Solar Pool Heaters Dominate Cape Coral Pool Heating Scene Installed in the Southwest Cape on a new home …

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Sanibel Captiva Community Bank Solar Panels (Library Way)

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Sanibel Bank Goes Green with Solar Panels Participating in the SanCap Solar Connect Solarize initiative, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank (SCCB) purchased a solar electricity system for it’s branch location at 2475 Library Way on Sanibel Island. This 70 panel system has a 18,200 watt rating, and will reduce the bank’s utility electricity use. Solar Panel Investment Solar panels are a …

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Fort Myers Home Gets Solar Pool Heater

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The new homeowners of this Fort Myers home wanted to enjoy their pool year-round, and recognized that one of the best times to buy a solar pool heater is during the slower summer season. As part of the solar pool heater installation, we cleaned up the plumbing and valves at the pool equipment pad and replaced the pump with an …

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New Solar Pool Heating System in Cape Coral, FL

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Here are a couple of pictures of an iSwim solar pool heating system installed recently in Cape Coral, FL. The system consists of seven 4’x12′ panels on a tile roof. This multi-roof system is more than adequate for the 320 square foot pool, and will provide virtually year-round comfortable swimming for the owners. We had to span one roof obstruction …

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Swimming Pool Solar Panels in Cape Coral

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A swimming pool in Cape Coral that is not heated in April is just 77 degrees on average. A solar heated pool is in the upper 80’s and possibly over 90ºF if desired! In May, the average temperature is just 5 degrees warmer, prompting many people to keep their solar pool heater running to reach comfortable and enjoyable swimming temperatures. …

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Cape Coral Solar Pool Heater Installed March 2016

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Here are some pictures of our latest solar pool heating installation in Cape Coral, FL. This duplex pool was too cold for enjoyable swimming in the spring, so the owner decided to do something about it. With nine panels, it is sized for maximum performance, and all of the suitable roof space was used to achieve the warmest temperatures possible. …

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Quick and Easy Solar Pool Heater in Cape Coral, FL

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Every once in a while we get a relatively easy solar pool heater installation on our schedule. It’s a welcome break from steep roofs, long plumbing runs, and roof types that require extra care in terms of safety, protection of the roof, and installation difficulty. Starting and finishing a job in one day is definitely a satisfying experience. That’s not …

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Dealing with Roof Obstructions and Vents for Solar Pool Heating Panels

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When installing solar pool heating panels, it is very often the case that roof vents and other obstructions come into play. Placing panels in a way that takes advantage of the available roof space becomes a challenge. There are a several strategies that we use to deal with vents and other obstructions, which may include plumbing vents, attic vents, satellite …