Welcome to the November issue of The Beat, your monthly e-newsletter for all the latest info from America's leading Solar Hot Water manufacturer, Heliodyne. In this issue we discuss Heliodyne's newest investment and closing for the holidays.
Heliodyne Makes Huge Investment Into the Future of Solar Thermal

With its latest investment into high tech laser welding technology Heliodyne is now manufacturing and sourcing all main parts of its solar thermal collectors in the U.S. 

Ole Pilgaard CEO and President of Heliodyne says that the industry may temporarily be challenged by historic low natural gas prices but that will change. Rising demand for air-conditioning and scarcity of clean water are only a few of the results of global warming that will rapidly drive energy demand in the U.S. up and above its conventional energy supply.

As that gradually happens and fossil fuel cost starts to rise again the demand for solar thermal will increase. Solar thermal is the most efficient non fossil fuel energy source for cooling and for cleaning of polluted water hence water desalination.

Heliodyne Opens an OEM Branch Offering Third Party Manufacturing
With the purchase of a laser-welding machine, a network of suppliers, competitive sourcing and increased production capacity Heliodyne opens up an OEM branch offering third party manufacturing of, amongst other things, full plate absorbers. Call CEO Ole Pilgaard at (510) 439 3400 for more information.
Heliodyne Has Been the Trusted Supplier to Sun Light and Power for 40 Years

Martin Morehouse, ST Engineer and Estimator says, "We use Heliodyne collectors on our solar thermal installations including one of our largest projects in recent history, Connolly Station. This was an 89 collector domestic hot water heating system for a new multifamily housing development. In addition to the benefits of being a local bay area manufacturer, we rely on Heliodyne's reputation for quality and high performance products. With their Gobi Collectors on the roof, we are confident that we are providing the best solar thermal system money can buy." 
Heliodyne Closed for the Holidays

During the December holidays Heliodyne will be closed for business at the end of business day the 23rd December and will be open for business again on the 4th of January. For shipping in December orders have to be received latest Friday the 18th and for will calls orders have to be received latest 22nd December for 23rd December pickup.
Company Spotlight: Sun Light & Power

Since 1976, Sun Light & Power has created renewable energy solutions in the state of California that help preserve the planet's vital resources and hedge against the rising cost of energy.  They have cultivated the depth of knowledge and professional talent to serve a broad range of commercial and nonprofit clients, encompassing new construction and retrofit projects for office and industrial sites, over 250 multifamily housing developments, food service businesses, schools, places of worship, non-profit organizations, utilities, government buildings, and more. SLP is a Certified B Corporation and a CA Benefit Corporation as well as an Alameda County Green Business. SLP is proud to support a wide range of non-profit and volunteer organizations and activities.

Gary Gerber, president and founder, says "Customers benefit from our well- established relationships with key industry suppliers and supporting contractors, allowing for the seamless installation of technically sophisticated projects. With product life expectancy typically warranted at 25 years, we fully expect to have positive relationships with our customers for the next two to three decades."

About Heliodyne
Established in 1976, Heliodyne is one of the oldest manufacturers of solar water heating equipment in America. Based out of the SF Bay Area, the company manufactures not only flat-plate collectors, but also controllers and heat-tranfer appliances.  Heliodyne products are suitable for both residential and commercial hot water use.
  CEO/Owner Ole Pilgaard 
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