Evaluating the customer’s energy needs and pool heating requirements, Supreme Heating proposed a 10.08kWp & 28.58Wth system consisting of 36 Heatseeker DualSun panels. The system design was comprised of 18 panels on the North East facing roof and 18 panels on the North West facing roof, taking advantage of exposure to the sun throughout the entire day.
With a thermal output of 170kWh/day, the system provides ample coverage to adequately heat the customers 60,000L in-ground swimming pool to average temperatures of 28°C to 30°C throughout the swimming season between the months of September and April.
The Heatseeker DualSun system is also capable of generating an average of 52kWh/day, covering over 100% of the customer’s $4,200 worth of annual energy expenses.
With average energy savings of $7,395 per annum, the customer can expect that their Heatseeker DualSun system to pay for itself within just 6 years, based on current energy prices. The equivalent cost of using an inverter heat pump to create the same energy outputs of the solar system would be $2,709, negating the benefit of the electrical savings provided by a standard PV system.