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SunEarth Empire Solar Collector

The SunEarth Empire collectors are flat plate type. They are designed to maximize the capture of solar energy in the temperature ranges required for domestic hot water.

SunEarth Empire Series Collectors Feature:

  • Glazed flat plate type
  • Certified by the Solar Rating & Certification Corp.
  • Tested in conformance with ASHRAE 93-86 SRCC 100-81
  • Extruded anonized aluminum casing
  • Dark bronze finish
  • Notched framewalls for ease of plate removal
  • Stainless steel fasteners
  • 1" vent plugs on each corner to minimize condensation

Product Warranty - 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Flat plate collectors employ the green house effect. The glass covering permits up to 90% of the visible sunlight to enter the collector. When the light passes through the glass its frequency is changed slightly to a lower energy level. When the light strikes the absorbing surface of the flat plate inside, the light is absorbed as heat. The combination of the glass frequency change and the solar absorbing surface of the plate capture the maximum amount of energy. As the absorber plate heats up it begins to radiate energy as infrared (IR) or heat radiation. Glass is essentially opaque to IR wavelengths so the heat is trapped increasing the temperature.

Glazed Flat Plate Solar Collector

  • Riveted Corners
  • Stainless Steel Fasteners
  • Low Iron Tempered Glass
  • Low-Binder Fiberglass Insulation
  • Rigid Foam Insulation
  • Secondary Silicone Glazing Seal
  • Integral Mounting Channel
  • Extruded Anodized Aluminum Casing and Capstrip
  • Primary EPDM Glazing Seal
  • Aluminum Backsheet
  • Vent Plugs
  • 15% Silver Brazed Joints
  • EPDM Grommets
  • Type M Copper Riser Tubes and Manifolds
  • Copper Absorber Plate
  • Black Chrome or Moderately Selective Black Paint Absorber Coating

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