24 Oct '11, 12am

POLL: 75% of America Supports Solar Water Heating

POLL: 75% of America Supports Solar Water Heating

Good news. Despite solar hot water getting less attention in the U.S., a new poll conducted by SEIA shows strong public support for solar water heating and agree that solar water heating helps the economy and create jobs. The independent poll conducted by Gotham Research Group shows that 74% of Americans agree with the statement, “The growth of the solar water heating industry will produce jobs and help the American economy.” Breaking down respondents by region, 80% of respondents were from Northeastern residents, 78% were Midwestern residents, 69% of Southern residents, and 73% of Western residents. It’s ironic that the South, which has abundant sun hours and heat, agreed less with the statement than those in the North East. The solution is more solar customer education, advocacy, and marketing throughout the U.S., but especially in the South. The survey also revealed tha...

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