Do you install direct tank-on-roof type of systems?

A common type of system used around the world is a direct tank-on-roof solar hot water system. In Canada, this system is typically only rated for CSA-379 seasonal use. It is of paramount importance that the home owner know the limitations of these type of systems and the maintenance they require, otherwise there is a high risk of freeze-failure. VREC genereally avoids installing such direct systems, simply due to their inherent risk for the home owner.

Leaking direct system in Burnaby

Leaking direct system in Burnaby

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