DIY Solar Water Heating System Cost Analysis

Determine how much a DIY Solar Water Heating System would cost for your home. 

By Gary Reysa 

The chart below breaks down the costs of author Gary Reysa's DIY solar water heating system. Learn more about how to install a solar water heater in your house in A Double-Duty Solar Solution: How to Build a Solar Water Heater.

Item      Cost    
Collector $850
Collector loop $118
Tank $323
DHW preheat      $207
Radiant floor $330
Controls $242
Total  $2,070