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Do solar panels really work?

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YES, solar panels really work. Seven years ago Live Green Apartments installed solar thermal panels on top of the building at Grand and Dale. These panels are black with insulated glass, so they absorb the sun's thermal heat in a glycol solution which is then pumped down and pre-heats the hot water for our building. On bright sunny days it heats our water above 170 degrees, and on bright winter days it can pre-heat our water to 60-80 degrees (even if it is below zero outside). Click here for more details.