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How Solar heating works

We take filtered water, (but not chlorinated water) and feed it up to the roof using a solar pump. Water then runs at approx 2m per second down the line and returns.  The ideal length is 12m. This means the water is in the line for 12 seconds(Up 12m + back 12m = total 24m / 2m per sec) = 12 seconds. Water is then heated and returned back to the pool. Roof spaces will hold some serious heat. Even in winter a roof can be mid 30 degrees. The shoulder months really kicks in using solar.  The ideal combination is to use a thermal blanket, to retain the heat and reduce evaporation and running your solar to pull as...

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Suntube 2, Rigid solar pool heating panels

  The latest in Solar pool heating rigid panels. The Suntube 2 is the only Pool solar heating panel manufactured in Australia and design to withstand the harsh AU and New Zealand climate.  Other panels are not able to cope with the Harsh NZ UV and can not last the test of time. How Solar Heating works:   The Suntube 2 system is one of the toughest solar panels in the world.    Available in 1.2m / 1.8m / 2.4m / 3.3m / 4.2m lengths Suntube-2 Panels are 600mm wide Each junction has three individual water seals to ensure there is no chance of leakage These important junctions are also now cam-locked Using the tool provided, just one-eighth of a turn...

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Sunbather Pool Solar Heating Service

Your Sunbather system is an investment. You need to make sure it is always in the best condition at all times.  Buy now We do a full extensive service. You will receive a record of the service to ensure it is running hot at all times. We service all sorts of pool solar heating systems. Simply give Justin a call on 02102332600 or email on justin@sunbather.co.nz  

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Downunder roller gallery

In Ground Casing In deck with 5mm negative detail, looks sharp Joist prep work on a floating deck In deck prep work ready for decking In deck complete  This is a great installation using an In deck unit, over a cover pit 1.4m down and 1m across. Then the concrete team boxed around the unit and tied into the rebar. The cover was 20m long so we used 500mm extension brackets to lower the cover so the Downunder could accomodate the cover.  Dual lid installation. The pool is 6m wide. The maximum pool width for our 5.6m Downunder is 5.5m wide. Then we need to do a dual lid, off set layout. This means if you only want a quick...

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Useful Downunder specification that are handy for installation

Planning to build a new pool or renovate your old pool. We can provide you with the right specification to help you install your Downunder roller. If you require something special, let us know and we can help you work it out. justin@sunbather.co.nz We have some great details for installation. See a selection of key specs you and your builder can reference.  Extension bracket specs below: Downunder in deck specs below: Download install guide here

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