TYPES OF SOLAR WATER HEATER COLLECTORS

There are two types of solar collectors used commonly used in the solar water heaters :

1. Flat Plate Collectors (FPC) based systems are of metallic type and have longer life as compared to Evacuated Tube Collectors

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2. An ETC based system is made of glass tubes which are fragile in nature .These systems are, therefore, cheaper than FPC based system.

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