how_solar_works_2The term solar energy is used to describe a method of harnessing energy from the sun. Solar energy can meet part or all of a home’s domestic hot water needs.

A solar water heating system usually consists of a hot water storage cylinder (a geyser), a solar collector that absorbs solar energy, a back-up energy source, and for pumped or forced circulation systems a pump and controls.Kwiksol_Solar_Wa_500548c370108