Discontinued Product, please contact 0800 RINNAI for more information

Discontinued Product, please contact 0800 RINNAI for more information

Rinnai E-Frost Solar Panels

Rinnai E-Frost Solar Panels


Rinnai have two solar systems utilising the E-Frost solar panels which qualify for the $500 EECA Energywise™ grant:

Rinnai Sunmaster™ Gas Boosted Solar System
Rinnai Sunmaster™ Electric Boosted Solar System

The Rinnai E-Frost Solar Panel is flat plate heat pipe collector made up of:
• A transparent cover
• A copper coated absorbing plate attached to water pipes
• Insulation to reduce heat loss from back and sides of the absorber plate
• 10 risers

It is constructed of marine grade aluminium casing, corrosion resistant and ideal for coastal areas.

E-Frost solar panels are warranted against frost damage caused by temperatures down to and including -15 °C where power is available to the system, and the system is configured for low temperature mode (factory default).

Water quality
Requirements must meet the standards for Rinnai solar products (refer warranty information). Hard or aggressive water will need to be treated in order to use this product.

Water pressure
The flowing water pressure in the dwelling needs to exceed the height of the solar panels. For example, the highest point of the solar collector is 7 m above the incoming water, then the water pressure needs to exceed 70 kPa to keep the panels full.

Roof pitch and condition
E-Frost solar panels perform best at roof pitches > 20°. At lesser pitches performance will be degraded. Any damage to the roof must be repaired prior to installation of the solar panels.

Pumped systems only (solar split hot water systems)
E-Frost panels are not suitable for close coupled hot water solar systems.

Absorption rate: 90-92%
Emittance rate: 9-11%
Weight empty: 34 kg


Construction • Waterways: Copper
• Absorber: Aluminium
• Selective surface: High performance
• Casing material: Aluminium
Maximum Operating Pressure 850 kPa
Water Volume 0.6 L
Output Potential solar output at TPR releif conditions - 1.25 kW
Discontinued December 2011

Overall dimensions:
Length: 1940 mm
Width: 1025 mm
Depth: 80 mm

Approximate roof space required: Length x width (mm)
One collector: 1940 x 1025
Two collectors: 1940 x 2130
Three collectors: 1940 x 3235

Rinnai E-Frost Solar Panels

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