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Naples Flat Tile Roof Gets Solar Pool Heater

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I have received a lot of requests recently about solar pool heaters on flat tile roofs. Flat tile is one of the easiest roofs on which we install solar panels. While the tiles take some preparation, and the work is labor intensive, it is relatively easy to walk on. The strapping, often the most challenging and cumbersome parts of the …

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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 …

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Solar Pool Heater – Bonita Springs, FL

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This solar pool heater, installed recently in Bonita Springs, FL, is located on a south roof and sized for a large 15′ x 30′ pool (450 sq ft). The owners will enjoy 10-12 months of swimming in comfortable pool temperatures, and will greatly increase their enjoyment of the pool in the spring and fall. One thing you will notice from …

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Estero, FL Solar Pool Heater With Black Plumbing

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Many of the gated communities of Estero, Bonita Springs, and Naples require that solar pool heater roof plumbing be black in color. While we don’t recommend black plumbing due to potential service issues associated with warping and swelling, we are obligated to follow the architectural requirements of the homeowner’s association, and we transition from white to black at the roof …

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Solar Pool Heater Installed in Naples, FL

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Here’s a great photograph of a solar pool heater recently installed in Naples, FL. The happy couple is looking forward to taking their daughter swimming in their new home. The pool has been too cold since they moved in in November, so it’s about time they get to jump in! This system shows how we can transition from two different …

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Large Solar Pool Heating System Installed in Fort Myers, FL

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This large solar pool heater was designed and installed by Florida Solar Design Group in Fort Myers, FL for a family with a recently remodeled pool. Situated on a perfectly oriented south roof with an ideal pitch for winter performance, this solar pool heater will be a top performer, drastically extending the family’s swim season, providing heated pool water throughout …

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Roof Mounted Solar Pool Heater in Cape Coral, FL

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This installation of a solar pool heater was just completed by Florida Solar Design Group in Cape Coral, FL. It features a total of nine solar panels (five pictured). What you see in the upper left is the vacuum relief, which allows air into the system when the pump turns off, ensuring the system can drain properly without creating negative …

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Naples Home Gets Solar Pool Heater

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A family of four recently contacted us about solar pool heating for their Naples, FL swimming pool. Their home’s orientation on the lot wasn’t ideal for solar energy, and the two story house to the east casts morning shade on their most suitable tile roof surface. However, we were still able to make it work. In difficult situations like this, …

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iSwim Solar Pool Heater Installation

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We recently completed a great looking iSwim solar pool heater installation on Sanibel Island. This system also included a complete pool automation, chlorination, and variable speed pump installation, bringing together a complete set of components designed to work perfectly. Below are some pictures of our work. This is as big system for a big open pool subject to the cooling effects of …

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Solar Pool Heating | Design to Reality

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Solar energy clients demand the best products and performance, and the best presentation during initial consultation is a good indicator that your solar professional knows what they are doing. We use sophisticated software and proprietary processes developed over years of practice and study to prepare solar panel design renderings and then turn them into reality for our clients. There is nothing more …