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AET solar water heaterAET Solar Water Heater Complete System
Open Loop System for Temperate Climate Zones

AE-Series "Flat Panel" Solar Thermal Collectors, manufactured in The United States by Alternate Energy Technologies (AET), are designed to meet the needs of any solar system including solar hot water, space heating, radiant floor heating or industrial process heat. AET is dedicated to building the AE-Series Collectors from the finest materials and with the highest standards of craftsmanship.

The System Kit includes all of the parts and components to properly install a complete solar water heating system: The primary components are the collectors, heat storage, and controls. Optional add-ons allow you to customize this kit for your specific needs.

AET Solar Water Heater Base System Includes:

  • AE Solar Panel(s)
  • Lochinvar or American Tank witth T&P Valve,
    brand depending on availability
  • Tank Kit (Use with Mpt Tank Outlets)
  • Panel Plumbing Kit
  • Differential Control Kit with Spring Check Valve

Product Benefits:

  • Saves you money - Reduces your monthly utility costs
  • Saves the environment - Reduces fossil fuel consumption
  • Adds value to your home - Recapture the initial cost of the system by creating equity in your home
  • Highly efficient nonpolluting alternative energy source
  • The only household appliance that will pay for itself 4 times during its useful life

Product Applications:

  • Suitable for single application domestic hot water systems
  • Designed for tropical or southern climates where freeze seldom occurs 
  • Project feasible for handy-person using basic hand tools
  • System collectors designed to mount on roof or rack
  • Installs on all roof types: shingle, wood shake, metal and title

Product Features:

  • Integrated pre-assembled system for easy installation
  • Installation instructions and diagram
  • Includes all necessary components needed for project
  • Works on sunny or cloudy days with electrical backup [included]
  • Attractive collector design
  • Conforms to national plumbing, electrical and solar standards 
  • Automatic controller alerts the pump when to run
  • Exceeds Energy Star criteria, delivers maximum credit toward
  • Energy Efficiency Compliance
  • Tanks are available in 66, 80 and 119 gallon sizes
  • Integrates easily with existing systems

Product Warranty

Manufacturer warranty for individual components apply. See product warranty card for details or request warranty information from sales representative.

  • AE Collector - 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • Storage Tank - Six or Ten year limited tank warranty
Standard System Sizing based on Household Size
Model # # People
AE32/66D 2 - 3
AE40/82D 3 - 4
AE64/120D 4 - 6
AE80/120D 6 - 8


typical solar water heater system


Energy Policy Act

30% Rebate

Download PDFs

Owner's Manual
Collector Brochure
Pressure Drop
Wind Load
AE32 FSEC Cert.
AE32 SRCC Cert.
AE40 FSEC Cert.
AE40 SRCC Cert.

More Information:

Collector Specifications

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