Updated October 13, 2010

Solar Hot Water Heater Testing

We test solar hot water heaters for installation in New Zealand and offer the following tests:

Type tests to AS/NZS 2712 including

  • Pressure and pressure fatigue
  • Resistance to stagnation
  • Water ingress
  • Resistance to freezing
  • Impact resistance
  • Glass breakage safety test
  • Structural strength test
  • No load system operation

Efficiency to AS/NZS 2535

  • Efficiency curves
  • Determination of incident angle modifier
  • Determination of thermal mass

Contact our solar project manager George Looman to discuss your specific needs E-mail: georgel@appliedresearch.co.nz

Or contact us directly for further information

Evacuated Tube Collector Undergoing Water Ingress Test

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