And this is a very easy win for us in the Uk too.
Since March 2012, the 17,000 students at the Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana can do lengths of the indoor swimming pool in environmentally friendly warm water.
Sixteen large-area collectors with a surface area of 130 m² heat the 23 m long pool at the University. They also cover the complete warm water requirement of the educational institution.
"The solar system will pay for itself in five years. In addition to the financial savings, the system has led to independence from gas, which was previously used", said Frank White, President of the installation firm Metro Mechanical, Inc.