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Yes, CoolPV® can be used to pre-heat water flowing to central boilers in warm climates. Commercial applications with high energy costs using large amounts of heated water are ideal. Typical applications include bottle washing, food processing/preparation, laundries, destination resorts, pharmaceutical manufacturing, textile and paper processing among other applications.  Click here for more information.

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Because household water heating is a higher temperature application, CoolPV® is not recommended.

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CoolPV® is not recommended for space heating.

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Yes, and in California your CoolPV® system will qualify for additional incentives. Please ask your dealer for details.

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Yes, your CoolPV® system can be financed through a number of mechanisms, including the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.  Your CoolPV® dealer can discuss the financing options available to you.

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Yes, CoolPV® qualifies for the Federal Investment Tax Credit and other solar rebates.  Your CoolPV® authorized dealer can answer these questions based on your specific location.

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CoolPV® can be financed to minimize or eliminate upfront costs.  CoolPV® is an excellent investment which improves home re-sale value.

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Yes. Many customers add FAFCO® Sunsaver® OR Sunsaver-ST® panels to increase their pool heating capacity.

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CoolPV® has been ISO tested, SRCC Certified, Class A fire rated and is locally code compliant.

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CoolPV® must be installed and serviced by an authorized, FAFCO® trained dealer.  Click here to find a dealer.

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Yes, CoolPV® generates more electricity than a standard solar electric system because it cools the modules, which makes the system more efficient.  CoolPV® can offset the cost of running your pool pumps and can even run your meter backwards.

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Yes, CoolPV® can collect three or even four times the total solar energy of a solar electric system from the same roof area.

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This means you generate more savings for a longer period with the same roof space.

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Your CoolPV® system has the same streamlined, low-profile appearance of a standard solar electric system.  It also has a uniform black appearance that is coveted by many solar electric system owners.

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Installing both an electric and thermal system on your rooftop compromises performance, appearance and increases complexity.  CoolPV® is the perfect blend of electrical and thermal performance that minimizes your roofspace footprint.

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CoolPV® optimizes your valuable roof space by generating electricity and heating your pool at the same time. CoolPV® extends the use of your pool throughout the year and runs your electric meter backwards during sunny days.  See more info here.

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CoolPV® combines solar thermal and electric into one panel to both enhance electricity output and heat your swimming pool. CoolPV® delivers up to four times the energy of standard solar modules in the form of both thermal energy and electricity. It is often referred to as hybrid or photovoltaic/thermal (PVT) technology. Click here to see the full specification.

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