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10 Evacuated Tube Collector

10 Evacuated Tube Collector

SKU: ThermoPower-VHP10 | 4.83 (12 ratings)

4.83 out of 5
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Product Details & Specifications

  • Number of Tubes: 10
  • Category C (clear, sunny) Output: 13.8 kBtu / day
  • kBtus / Sq. Foot Collector Area: 0.76 kBtu / ft2 / day
  • Frame Color:
  • Glass Type: Borosilicate Glass
  • Total Dry Weight: 88 lbs
  • Gross Dimensions: 37.5" x 79"
  • Gross Area: 19.21 Sq. Feet
  • Aperture Area: 12.06 Sq. Feet
  • Fluid Capacity: 0.2 gallons
  • Recommended Flow Rate: 0.28 gallons / minute
  • Max. Collectors / Row: 15
  • Absorption / Emission: 92% / 8%
  • Max. Stagnation Temperature: 392.5 F
  • Max. Operating Pressure: 70 psi

SunMaxx Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors are now SRCC & Solar Keymark Certified and now apply for all Federal & State Solar Tax Credits and other incentives!

ThermoPower: 10 Evacuated Tube Collector: Silicon Solar offers pre-packaged solar hot water heating systems for both the do-it-yourself customer and the professional installer. Each system includes the primary components required when installing a solar hot water heating system. It is our goal to keep our product cost low in order to ensure that we are making renewable energy products more affordable to the community.

All systems have been tested under the highest quality standards to ensure the longevity of your solar heating system. If you are unsure of where to start or if you require guidance with your solar hot water heating system please feel free to contact a solar hot water specialist at 1-888-SOLAR-11.

Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors are extremely efficient and cost-effective particularly in colder climates where other Solar Collectors suffer from limited performance and other problems due to their lack of freeze protection. Evacuated Tube Collectors unlike others are extremely freeze protected leading to efficiencies of over 70% even in freezing temperatures. The unique design and collection properties of these collectors makes them exceedingly efficient even in low-light conditions which is another definite advantage during winter.

SunMaxx Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors are the most affordable cost-effective solar collectors available on the market today.

How Evacuated Tubes Work:

SunMaxx 10 Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors are designed to efficiently provide hot water for a number of applications in climates and locations across the United States and around the world. SunMaxx customers use the SunMaxx 10 for domestic hot water radiant heating and pool and hot tub Heating every day at residential commercial industrial and municipal locations.


  • Weight: 88 lbs (without crating)
  • Dimensions: 40 (with pipe connections) (W) x 6.6ft (H)
  • Packaging: Ships via freight on a pallet or is available for local pickup (1 pallet is available for residential or commercial delivery)
  • Assembly Time: A collector can be assembled in 1.5 hours
  • Manufacturer: Silicon Solar Inc
  • Warranty: 3 Year limited (extended warranty available)
  • Expected Lifetime: 25-30 Years
  • Fitting: 3/4 NPT


  • Standard Flush and Tilt Mounting  Frame
  • Manifold (header)
  • 10 Revolutionary SunMaxx Evacuated Tubes
  • 10 Copper heat pipes
  • Hardware required for collector assembly

Product Details:

  • Tube Length: 70 in
  • Outer Tube Diameter: 2.2 in
  • Inner Tube Diameter: 2.1 in
  • Tube Thickness: 0.1 in
  • Tube Material: Borosilicate Glass 3.3
  • Tube Coating: Graded AI-N/AI
  • Thermal Expansion: 3.3 x 10-6 C
  • Absorption: >92% (AM 1.5)
  • Emittance: <8% (80 C)
  • Vacuum: P <5 x 10-3 Pa
  • Stagnation Temperature: >428 F
  • Heat Loss: <0.7 W/(m2 C)
  • Maximum Strength: 1.0 MPa
  • Flow Rate: 3-4 G/Min
  • BTU/Day @ 2000 BTH/ft2 * d: 14000


  • Domestic hot water
  • Radiant space heating
  • Pool and spa heating
  • Residential hot water applications
  • Commercial hot water applications
  • Industrial hot water applications
  • Municipal hot water applications

How to Assemble:

Follow our easy to use Evacuated Tube Collector Installation Guide. See below.

For system integration it is highly recommended that a certified SunMaxx Dealer or professional installer is contacted prior to installation. Silicon Solar has a vast growing network of dealers and installers. Please contact us for one near you.

How To Install System:

DIY*: If a DIY’er is not experienced in solar hot water it is recommended the following:

  • Tom Lane Lessons Learned.
  • Use your own local installer or resources
  • Sign up for a SunMaxx Dealer/Installer Certification Course!

Note: Although thousands can be saved on purchasing direct a ill designed system will not perform optimally. (Silicon Solar is not responsible for improperly installed systems)

SunMaxx Dealer/Installer*:

A certified SunMaxx Installer will provide the following:

  • System Design
  • System Troubleshooting
  • System Service
  • On site communication and other benefits.
  • Extended 10 Year Warranty

*Most Installers will require a site survey fee redeemable upon completion of purchased installation.

Silicon Solar Inc has a growing network of solar hot water dealers and installers. If you are interested in having your solar hot water heating system installed for you please call us today to schedule a site survey in your area. If you are interested in signing up to become a dealer please do not hesitate to fill out our online dealer application form.

How to Size your Solar Hot Water System:
On average a home requires approximately 20 gallons of hot water per day per person. Using this figure you can calculate which size prepackaged system is suitable for your heating requirements.

If you are looking to utilize a solar hot water heating system for space heating needs please contact our solar hot water sales department so we may provide you with an accurate assessment of your heating requirements. Typically we are able to offset between 40-80% of your home heating needs with a payback period of less than 8 years.

How to Order:
If you are confident with your solar hot water heating requirements you can place your order online by clicking on the add to cart button which is located above. All orders are reviewed by our solar hot water heating department and contacted to ensure that you have ordered the correct merchandise for your application. In the event you have any questions our sales team is available from 8:30AM to 7:30PM EST.

Silicon Solar Inc ships products internationally please ask your sales representative for a shipping rate to your destination.

Notes: The 10 Evacuated Tube Collector is not include in the free shipping program, which means customers will have to pay for the shipment.


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4.83 out of 5

12 reviews for 10 Evacuated Tube Collector

  1. 5 out of 5


    For me this is a really amazing product. I’m very happy with its performance and so my wife. Great deal of money!

  2. 5 out of 5


    Customer service was outstanding! They are very helpful and provide necessary information about the product purchased. Thanks!

  3. 5 out of 5


    The performance of this water heating system is outstanding! Thanks silicon solar! Will definitely consider silicon solar with regard to my solar needs.

  4. 5 out of 5


    This product was really nice and helpful. We have been really impressed with its performance and I must say it is best system we’ve used so far. Happy customer!

  5. 5 out of 5


    This product is just what I am looking for! It works perfectly! Since it uses solar energy to operate it helps us save money at the same time.

  6. 5 out of 5


    Wow.. this product is really amazing. It works perfectly and installation doesn’t require the help of a professional. Great solar product!

  7. 4 out of 5


    I think this product is the most reliable and efficient solar water heating system available in the market today. It works great as expected even in overcast weather. Exactly what I need.

  8. 5 out of 5


    The system is generally good, it works great even in overcast weather and installation was indeed easy.

  9. 5 out of 5


    Performance at its best. I’m glad I made a very good choice. Thanks!

  10. 4 out of 5


    We are so happy with the product. It is perfect! Thank you so much for following through with the order we placed.

  11. 5 out of 5


    We had our solar water heating system installed a couple of months ago and it’s been working pretty well. We are happy with the output of this product and we’ve been saving money since then which is great!

  12. 5 out of 5


    This product works wonderfully well. I never encounter any problem with installation as instructions are easy to follow!

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