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Going Solar: Investing in an Energy Efficient Water Heater

In recent years, solar energy has become increasingly popular. Think about it: you are harnessing the power of the sun—a free and renewable resource. Using solar energy to power the appliances and devices in your home makes good financial sense, plus it’s ecologically friendly.

Your water heater is no exception. Solar water heating is right for pretty much any household in the country. Keep reading to learn of just a few benefits of going solar with your water heater.


When it comes to using gas-powered appliances, we rely on fossil fuel companies and imported oil to get by. Electricity can be expensive in of itself. Solar power, however, is incredibly reliable and you don’t have to worry about running out of it. As long as the sun is shining, no matter what season it is, energy is coming your way.

Environmentally Friendly

Much of our energy does in fact come from burning fossil fuels. The problem this presents is mostly to the environment. We’ve seen human-caused climate change, acid rain, and even ill health effects around power plants.

You don’t have to risk the environment. Instead, you can take advantage of the sun as the free resource it is, for your energy needs. Aside from the initial manufacturing of solar panels, there is no environmental impact from utilizing solar energy for your home.


Solar panels do typically cost a bit upfront. However, solar power will significantly reduce your month-to-month energy and utility costs, causing your bills to drop dramatically over the coming years. Be sure to give our professionals a call to learn more about solar water heating and how it can benefit your home and your family.

Your comfort is our promise here at Dalton Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc. Call us today to schedule your solar water heater installation in Waterloo, IA.

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