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Sun Bandit is Heating Up the Solar Hot Water Industry

We know that Sun Bandit Solar Hybrid Energy Systems are the most revolutionary way to heat water since fire, but it is now changing the way solar installers are doing business.  Recently, Chris Verner of Accelerate Solar based in Charlotte, North Carolina, shared his great success with Sun Bandit. With over 20 years of team experience, Accelerate Solar knows a revolutionary product when they see one. They have quickly realized the value of Sun Bandit for their customers and for their business and know first-hand that Sun Bandit is changing the solar hot water heating industry.

The Installation

In January, Verner replaced one of his customer’s (2) 80 gallon standard hot water heating tanks with one Sun Bandit 80 gallon tank. The full system included 6 top of the line PV panels and 3 Sun Bandit AC micro-grid invertors (SB-80E-300). During the first four weeks of operation, the residents spent only $1.00 of grid-tied energy for their hot water needs. These figures are particularly astounding due to the fact that January is one of the least productive months for solar due to the shorter days.

Verner’s customers are ecstatic and so is he. Verner shared with us that he was so impressed by the efficiency and cost-savings stemming from the lack of fluids, pump stations and complicated engineering of traditional solar thermal systems. The Sun Bandit allows Verner and other installers to decrease installation time and increase net installation.

The Game Changer

Verner was so impressed by the efficiency of Sun Bandit that he will no longer be offering traditional solar thermal for domestic hot water heating! Verner installs about 30kW of residential PV systems per month and will be incorporating Sun Bandit into every PV systems offering for his customers.

This is not only big news for Sun Bandit, but it is great news for solar installers looking to create an advantage for their business. Sun Bandit is changing the solar hot water heating industry one installation at a time.



About Accelerate Solar

Accelerate Solar is a family owned solar energy systems provider based out of Charlotte, North Carolina that custom engineers, designs, installs, and interconnects systems throughout North Carolina. Accelerate Solar specializes in providing affordable Solar Electric (PV) & Solar Hot Water (Thermal) systems.

North Carolina is leading the solar energy movement after installing 335 MW of solar electric capacity in 2013, ranking it 3rd nationally. Also, North Carolina provides a 35% state tax credit in additional to the 30% federal tax credit, making going solar affordable for everyone.

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