Reduce your energy bill with solar water heating for your home

With solar water heating, you can save energy and money, and help the environment in the following ways:


  • Reduce your water-heating bill by up to 80 percent.*
  • Pay almost 75 percent less for a solar water heating system with the new PG&E rebate and a tax credit.**
  • Prevent up to 4,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.
  • Invest in the future with systems that can last up to 25 years with little to no maintenance.

*This figure is based on a nationwide average.

**You might get a rebate of up to $4,366 and a 30 percent federal tax credit. The tax credit expires Dec. 31, 2019. Contact your tax professional to learn whether you qualify.


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