“The panels chosen for this project have a proven track record of installations in salt laden atmospheres like Bermuda’s. Bermuda’s added vulnerability to hurricanes was also taken into consideration and special attention was given to designing and supplying a structural support system that will withstand the high winds while keeping the panels sloped at the optimum angle to the sun.

“This solar thermal system will produce up to 900 gallons of hot water per day which will offset a significant proportion of the Acute Care Wing’s hot water demand, allowing the hospital to reduce its operating costs and reliance on energy produced by fossil fuels.”

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