Solar uses the sun to heat water and is wonderful for the environment. It is also very cheap to run a solar hot water system, but have a slightly higher installation cost compared to other systems.
The average return on investment is around 6 years, which means that over the life of the system, money will be saved. Solar systems can be installed on the roof for maximum exposure to the sun, or they can be installed at ground level to keep a clean roof line.
Solar systems can also come in 2 varieties – gas boosted or electric boosted. Boosters ensure you get a plentiful supply during the winter months or when the sun hasn’t been out for a few days.