Evacuated Tube Collector (ETC):
Advantages of ETC System over FPC System
- Scaling DOES NOT CORRODE THE GLASS TUBES ( Low Maintenance )
- Floor area requirement is 40% less ( Less Installation Area )
- Overnight heat loss is only 3 - 5 Deg Centigrade where in case of FPC it is 7-10 Deg centigrade.
- Economical than FPC Systems.
- High performance.
- Installations requires lesser space as compared to conventional water heaters.
- Tubes are capable of handling hard waters. Three layered Evacuated tubes have the dual advantage of higher solar radiation absorption and Greater heat retention.
Advantages & Benefits.
- Easy installation and Low Maintenance.
- 80% Depreciation in 1st Year under renewable energy category.
- Safe, efficient and environment friendly. No carbon footprint generation.
- Payback period of 2-3 Years depending on the extent of use and type of utilization.