Project Summary: NAS Jax Solar Water Heating System for Water Survival Training Facility, Jacksonville, FL
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|Project Name||NAS Jax Solar Water Heating System for Water Survival Training Facility|
|Owner/Operator||Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jax)|
|Date Operational||September 2010|
|Building or Application Size||2,100 Heating Mbtus|
|Collector Area||6,720 ft2|
|Collector Manufacturer||Alternate Energy Technologies (AET)|
|Storage System Type||Water|
|Storage Size||270,000 gallons|
|Auxiliary Fuel||Natural gas|
|System Installation Contractor||Florida Solar Services, LLC|
|Contractor Contact||Gary White|
|Brief Project Description||
By installing 168 solar thermal flat plate collectors to heat the Navy's aquatic survival training pool, the Navy will save approximately $100,000 per year in energy costs. The solar pool heating and domestic hot water system is a differential-controlled, indirect drain-back system.
|For More Information||Florida Solar Services Web site|
|Project Contact||CDR Susan M. Jay, MSC, USN|