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Why Solar Water Heater is So Popular in Manila

| Friday May 7, 2021

As the world becomes more and more aware about the importance of being sustainable and environmentally friendly, manufacturers and businesses alike are creating more and more products and solutions that take into consideration the environmental impacts they bring. In the water heating industry, we are no different. To that end, to do our part for the environment, the water heating industry came up with solar water heaters.

You may be wondering what solar water heaters are? Well, to put it simply, solar water heaters make use of solar energy emitted from the sun to heat water up. Heated water is then stored in an insulated storage tank for use at a later time. To ensure water remains warm in the insulated tank, water continues to be heated using solar energy from the sun.

There are many benefits to using installing and using a solar water heater. In this article, we will share with you what some of the benefits are:

Low Monthly Operating Cost

Solar water heaters absorb solar energy from the sun in order to function. This means that you do not have to pay much for electrical energy consumption, which aids in the reduction of electricity bills. The best thing about solar water heaters in Manila is that Manila is sunny all year long. This means that you do not have to worry about using much electricity to heat up water because there is hardly any winter season here in Manila. 

Solar water heater panels on rooftops

Environmentally Friendly

Solar water heaters are environment friendly because they make use of no external fuels to function to heat water. Instead, they absorb solar energy from the sun to heat water up. This makes it a perfect water heater for people who are conscious about their carbon footprint. 

Low maintenance 

The good thing about solar water heaters is that they require only simple regular maintenance such as cleaning with soapy water, without having to uninstall anything. However, more thorough cleaning and maintenance should be performed at least once annually by a trained professional. This is so that your solar water heater can continue functioning for as long as possible

No Need to Sacrifice Indoor Space for Water Heater

Most of the time, rooftops do not have many things and items because they may be damaged if exposed to outdoor environment for prolonged period. However, solar water heaters work the other way round; it is meant to be installed in an outdoor environment. As such, you do not have to worry about sacrificing indoor space for a water heater because it is on your rooftop.

Backup Heating using Electricity

What if the weather is cold, or it is nighttime now? Does it mean we do not get to enjoy hot water? Well, since the water in the insulated storage tank is already warm, you do not need to worry about showering with cold water. Moreover, in the event you need more hot water, the solar water heaters can heat water using electricity, in case there are no available solar energy for use. This means that you do not have to worry about not having hot water.


Looking to get a solar water heater for your home? Consider Rheem. Rheem is a water heating expert who offers a wide range of solar water heaters that can fit almost every water heating requirement across Philippines and around the world. In fact, Rheem has installed over 1,000,000 water heaters all across South East Asia, and are experts in what they do. To know more about their range of solar water heaters, visit: https://www.rheemphilippines.com/products/solar-water-heaters/

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