Active Solar Water Heaters

Our SolarActive Water Heaters harness the sun's energy to provide hot water.  This system can drastically reduce your water heater operational costs, saving you money.  SolarActive flat solar collector panels are especially suited for the Philippines' tropical sunlight.

SolarActive System (Panels on the roof, Tanks are hidden)

Active solar water heater diagram

Solar Water Heaters do not have to look so heavy on the roof...

With Amici SolarActive water heaters, only the collector panels stay on the roof.  It is lighter on the roofs, and affects the architectural design less.

SolarActive Flat Plate Collectors

SolarActive Tanks in Plantation Bay

Plantation Bay


A.O. Smith Residential Units A.O. Smith Commercial Hot Water Storage Tanks


Commercial            Tanks
Glass-lined tanks, UL listed, foam insulated meeting/exceeding ASHRAE requirements.  Available in 50 gallon, 80 gallon, and 120 gallon models with electric backup; Available in 75 gallon, and 100 gallon models with LPG/Gas Backup Up to more than 10,000 gallons of hot water storage capacity for large volume centralized solar heating systems.
(For large volume solar heating systems, please consult distributor for sizing and specifications.)


Product Specifications
Storage (US Gal.) # of Panels

Collector Panel Area (m2)

Panel Weight (kg) Storage Model Height (in.) Diameter (in.)
50 1 2 39 EES-50 54 20.5
80 2 4 78 EES-80 58 24.5
120 3 6 117 ECT-120 64.25 28
75 2 4 78 EMG-75 LPG 58.75 25.75
100 2 4 78 FCG-100 LPG 68.5 28

Hot Water Storage Tank

  • Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products
  • Insulation: Non-CFC foam insulation; meeting/exceeding ASHRAE requirements for standby heat loss
  • Pressure: 150 psi working pressure; tested up to 300 psi
  • Sacrificial anode rod: included
  • Internal Tank Construction: Glass-lined, fused to steel by firing at a temperature range of 1400 to 1600 °F
  • Heating elements: low watt density 1” screw-in type,  with Incoloy sheath
  • Temperature and pressure relief valve: included; ASME rated
  • UL Listed

Solar Recirculating Pump

  • Casing: Cast Iron Casing / Bronze
  • Cartridge: Stainless Steel
  • Impeller: Non-Metallic
  • Shaft: Ceramic
  • Bearings:  Carbon
  • Maximum Fluid Temperature: 230 °F  (110 °C)
  • UL Listed

Solar Temperature Differential ControlSolarcontroller

  • LCD display: collector temperature; top and bottom tank temperatures; error reports, specific sensor failure reports; 24 time display formats
  • 4 Relays: for circulating pump, valves, alarms, and others
  • Temperature ranges: widely adjustable temperature ranges for each of the 13 functions
  • Error alarm: audible alarm and flashing display on errors
  • Quick reference: function and error reference listed on the front panel
  • Power consumption: Low 3VA