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Solar Water Heater Program

The Solar Water Heater Program provides for the installation of solar water heating systems in low income households.

Program Overview

The Solar Water Heater Program provides for the installation of solar water heating systems in low income households.  One of the most cost-effective ways to include renewable technologies into a building is by incorporating solar hot water.

A typical residential solar water-heating system reduces the need for conventional water heating by about two-thirds. It minimizes the expense of electricity, which in some cases can account for 20% of a household's income, for low-income residences, this can be a substantial impact.

The program utilizes passive type solar systems that require no maintenance.

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Eligibility

Low-income residents, who are also Weatherization customers either already served or on the waiting list will be given priority consideration. Participation in the program is based on income.

Total household income for this program is Low to Moderate which is 80% of the HUD Income and Mortgage Limits. Applicants must provide supporting documentation for proof of income, proof of ownership, social security card and photo identification for every member of the household.

 

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Application Process

For further information about application requirements, contact Energy Programs at 786-469-4730.

 

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Service Hours

Mondays - Fridays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Page Last Edited: Tue Jun 5, 2012 4:53:25 PM
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