Solar Energy Solutions

Payback-When considering whether or not to make the investment into solar technology, it is important to consider the payback period.  The payback period is the time it takes for the savings realized in energy costs to equal the amount invested in the new system. 

For example, the payback period for a solar hot water systems vary depending on a number of factors.  However, after that period is up, you are essentially getting free hot water. Contact us to learn how we can help you save money.

D.F. Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors implements solar solutions at our headquarters in Belchertown.  Evacuated tubing has been installed on the roof of our headquarters in Belchertown (see the photo below).  They are used in conjunction with boiler systems


With the volatility of energy prices, more homeowners are harnessing the suns energy to meet their energy needs.  D.F. Plumbing and Mechanical can help you reduce your energy costs in two ways.

1. Solar Heating-
Yes, you can heat your home with solar energy.  Evacuated tubing is a technology that converts the sun's energy to hot water in your boiler. 

2. Solar Hot Water-Although you can use evacuated tubing to heat your domestic hot water, you can also use a flat plate collector.

If you would like to find out more about how D.F. Plumbing can help you switch to solar, click here.