Would Solar Hot Water Heating Work for My Home?

A free online solar assessment is available through SolarBC (www.solarbc.ca). Your home will be given a color-coded rating that provides you information on how solar technology might be used to reduce your family's energy costs. Ideally, solar hot water systems need six square metres of south-facing roof space that is unshaded from 10 am to 4 pm.

Incentives are available for home owners. These include:

Solar hot water systems can be installed by registered SolarBC installers who have had training verified and accredited to provincial standards. For a list of installers, see www.solarbc.ca