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Sunbank 80 Gallon Solar Water Heater ($1959 after tax credit)


80 Gallon Solar Water Heater

Product Description

The Sunbank 80 gallon solar water heater is a passive solar water heating system that is easy to install, efficient, and affordable. The SB80G is SRCC certified which makes it eligible for the 30% federal tax credit as well as local incentives for solar water heaters. It is the only solar water heater of its type that has the SRCC certification.

The SB80G has a durable stainless steel inner tank and outer tank and a corrosion resistant aluminum bracket. The system is heated by 30 evacuated tube heat pipe collectors and can be installed as a pre-heater to your existing system or a stand alone heater with the built in 110 volt heating element and controller accessory. The SB80G has a standard 10 year warranty on the collectors and 1 year warranty on all other components of the system.

Additional Information

Weight 486 lbs
Dimensions 116 x 45 x 30 in



The System

  • No pumps or moving parts
  • 80 gallon storage capacity
  • SRCC OG-300 certified

The Tank

  • 316 Stainless Steel Argon Arc Welded Tank
  • 55mm High Density Polyurethane Insulation
  • 110v backup heating element (UL listed – not for use in California)

The Collector

  • 92% efficient
  • 30 high strength borosilicate collectors
  • Vacuum tube allows sunlight to enter but no heat to escape
  • SRCC OG-100 certified


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pdf icon imageInstallation and Care Manual pages 1-9 (email us for full manual)

Certifications and Qualifications

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Technical Specifications

pdf icon imageSB-80G Spec Sheet