Solar water heating
Commercial & Industrial
Enjoy solar hot water with 1 to 2-year payback *
Orb’s solar water heating solutions help commercial and industrial customers dramatically reduce their electricity bill – often resulting in payback in just one year. Orb offers both evacuated glass tube technology (ETC) and copper flat plate technology (FPC).
* For commercial installations that displace electricity
Why choose Orb?
Most reliable storage tanks – just 0.5% incidence of leakage
Storage tanks designed to handle hard water
Heats water up to 85 degrees centigrade
Both ETC and FPC technologies
Choose the technology that works for you
Solar hot water has come a long way in the last decade, particularly with the introduction of evacuated tube collectors (ETC) that are rapidly becoming the preferred option. Flat plate systems (FPC) are ideal for pressurized solutions while ETC systems are cost-effective when you don’t need extra pressure.
Most Cost Effective Solution
Evacuated glass Tube Collectors (ETC)
For ETC systems, Orb uses large diameter '3-target' glass tubes that heat water from 25 to 65 degrees centigrade typically in just 4-5 hours on a sunny day.
Orb’s ETC systems come with ceramic coated tanks that are insulated with high density polyurethane foam for better heat retention.
Premium System for Pressurized Solution
Flat copper Plate Collectors (FPC)
Orb’s flat plate collector systems are rugged and reliable, and are built to support high pressure applications (up to 5-bar).
add a heat pump for 24/7 hot water
Heat pumps are also a cost effective way of heating water. Orb integrates heat pumps with solar water heating systems for 24/7 hot water.
Heat pumps range from 100 LPH up to 500 LPH and can be integrated with any solar water heating system.
Orb’s storage tank advantage
Orb manufactures its own ceramic coated storage tanks for maximum reliability and performance.
Most reliable storage tanks - just 0.5% incidence of leakage
Can handle hard water up to TDS of 1200 PPM
Uses high density polyurethane foam to limit overnight heat loss
Backed-up by Orb’s 5-year warranty
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Our solar water heating systems are also available for industrialized applications – boiler-feed and process heating – generating heat up to 85 degrees centigrade.