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Old 08-19-2020, 12:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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That's when panels were $3 or $4 a watt.
I'm actually watching a few different solar water heater setups on evilbay and I will probably pick one soon.
No one thought premium PV panels would be made in the USA for under $1 per watt.
In at least some municipalities you can do solar water heating and you won't have to get engineering plans approved by the state and inspected. It's pretty easy to DIY some plumbing.
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