Click here to Find a Contractor in your area.
Welcome! Here are the website rules, as well as some tips for using this forum.

If you've found help here, check back in to let us know how everything worked out.
It's a great way to thank those who helped you.
Need to contact us? Visit https://heatinghelp.com/contact-us/.

Ritter Solar

mars_6mars_6 Posts: 105Member
Has any one used these panels they are manufactured in Germany and sold out of Pa. I have never  heard of them before and have a homeowner that wants a quote for them. Thanks.  
Matt Rossi

Comments

  • Kevin_in_Denver_2Kevin_in_Denver_2 Posts: 588Member
    edited May 2012
    Ritter is concentrating on Commercial

    But I'm extremely interested in their approach, and have been ranting about it and testing similar systems:

    http://www.heatinghelp.com/forum-thread/141108/direct-system



    They run water in the collector loop. The controller cycles the pump for 30 seconds every 30 minutes to see if freezing is imminent. If the collector is below 40F, then the pump keeps running until it comes back up to 50F. They are trying to prove that recirculation freeze protection is reliable enough for cold climates.



    The collectors are U-tube style evacuated tubes.



    Shipping costs make it tough to get one system, but they are happy to sell a pallet.

    If you give me your email, I can forward more information.



    Kevin 720 435-5909
    Superinsulated Passive solar house, Buderus in floor backup heat by Mark Eatherton, 3KW grid-tied PV system, various solar thermal experiments
This discussion has been closed.

Welcome

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!