Hydropower, Solar

SolarRoofs – Fireball 10-01 Solar Collector

SolarRoofs.com recently introduced a new line of solar water heating collectors and systems. Called the Fireball 10-01, these 10 square foot collectors weigh only 19 pounds! Despite their small footprint and light weight they generate the energy equal to a 500 Watt solar Electric “PV” system, at a fraction of the price. The collectors are made from high performance copper absorbers and double wall polycarbonate glazing. Because of their low weight they can ship by UPS or FedEx ground and feature patented “Disappearing Headers” for damage free shipping. SolarRoofs.com refers to the 10-01 as “convenient building blocks to power and energy independence” These “Handy Sized” collectors are ideal for residential, RV and marine applications and can be matched with a PV system for increasing overall solar energy system performance.

FIREBALL 10-01 COLLECTOR SPECIFICATIONS: – Dimension / Weight: 72.15″x 20.1″x 3″ 19 lb (1.835 m x 0.52 m x 0.076 m 8.62 Kg) 9.2 net s/f (.855 m2) – Trim & Frame Materials: Finished 27 mil Aluminum Trim and Frame = Total 54 mil (1.37 mm) – Absorber Material: “Black Crystal” absorber (emissivity .1, absorbtivity .95) with all copper tube – Glazing: Twinwall Polycarbonate UV Treated .236″ (6.0 mm)- glass optional. – Fluid Capacity: