Residential Homes

Residential Homes

The systems for residential homes alter in its size and design layout for every home. Depending on the current water heating set-up of the home. One of our most recent was a combination of solar water heating with a heat pump as a backup, with an estimated saving of 95% on their annual water heating […]

Eersteriver Hospital

Eersteriver Hospital

The hospital project involved a monitoring of its current usage, and calculated the savings achievable by only insulating the hot water pipes through out the hospital. The saving were predicted at 44% and after installation of the insulation we had reduced the 506 kWh per day to 253kWh per day. This was an outcome of […]

Stellenbosch Res

Stellenbosch Res

Consists of 62 x 100litre geysers which are built in combined systems of between 4 and 6 geysers per bank of solar panels. They are controlled by each tenant having their own Geyserwise Max attached to the geyser. Each set of geysers is controlled by a PLC which regulates the flow of hot water from […]

Types of Solar Water Heating Systems

Types of Solar Water Heating Systems

Types of systems Direct and In-direct Direct systems: Geysers which have water running from the solar panel directly into the geyser water, mixing with the water within the cylinder, it heats up. Indirect systems: Indirect systems make use of a coil as a heat exchanger with glycol in the coil to transfer heat from the […]

What is Solar Water Heating all about?

What is Solar Water Heating all about?

Its rather simple… Instead of using expensive electricity to heat your water, we install a panel on top of your roof that allows water to enter it, heat up with the suns FREE radiant energy, and pump back into your geyser. The methods of doing so are shown below… This system shows a typical pumped […]

Quality is key

Quality is key

With our highly experienced installers and technicians we are able to take on any type of installation requirement. We have done everything from small 2 bedroom homes to 60 unit apartment blocks. Large 6 bedroom houses to 100 sleeper hostels. SolarJoy and our partner installers are all passionate in what we do and are always […]