Solar Water Heating Publications

Fact Sheets

  • Seizing The Solar Solution: Combating Climate Change Through Accelerated Deployment". Click here to download

  • Water Heating Action Sheet. Click here to download

  • Dairy case study. Click here to download

  • Solar Water Heating - Fact sheet, January 2008. Click here to download

  • Solar Water Heating Buyers Guide. Click here to download

  • Family Enjoys Hot Water for Less, 2008. Click here to download

  • Rural Family Opts for SWH. Click here to download

  • The Fair Trading Act - Guidelines for Green Marketing. Click here to download

  • Solar Water Heating in New Zealand Guidebook, Information Sheet No. 7. Click here to download. NB: Updated version to be available early 2012

  • Get more from your Hot Water - Action Sheet, EECA, Click here to download

  • Timers on Water Heaters, article in Solar Action Bulletin, Issue 76. Click here to download. NB: Updated version to be available early 2012



Solar Water Heating Systems - Despite people's reluctance to install solar water heaters, a well installed system can now achieve reliable performance levels with savings of around 75% on water heating... , Andrew Pollard, BRANZ Energy Efficiency Scientist, from Build magazine, issue 115 December 2009/January 2010



Harnessing the Power of the Sun: Future of Solar Energy, presentation to Clean Energy Summit, Auckland on 1st and 2nd December 2009 (download pdf 0.99MB)


Useful Sites

American Solar Energy Industries Association - The American equivalent of Solar Association of NZ.

ANZSES - The Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society.

Consumer Solar Water Heating Buyers Guide

Energy Library & Information Services (EnergyLibrary) - An independent provider of information with search capabilities for accessing publications from around the world.

Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority - New Zealand Crown entity to encourage, promote and support energy efficiency, energy conservation and the use of renewable sources of energy.

IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme - The International Energy Agency solar heating and cooling Research Programme.

Sustainability Victoria, Melbourne, Australia - The Australian Renewable Energy Industry Association.

Wood Energy -  View the Wood Energy Knowledge Centre for information and tools for utilising wood waste as a renewable energy source.