DIY Solar Water Heating You can install a solar hot water kit yourself to supplement your existing system and save on energy costs. The system will often pay for itself in several years. I'm going to have solar panals
Hot water tank heated by wood burning stove. From Teach Nollaig, Tiny house in Ireland. Could be improved by adding a small sterling engine to power a circulation pump, allowing the hot water tank to be up higher [improving pressure]. Also INSULATION!
Illustration of an active, closed loop solar water heater. A large, flat panel called a flat plate collector is connected to a tank called a solar storage/backup water heater. Another option in sustainable residential living!