Solar pool heaters actually last longer than other models and have no operating costs! Check out this infographic from a solar energy company in Florida to learn about solar electric power and how it can benefit a home or business.
SolTech Energy: Nothing says "afterthought" like a rectangle of solar panels slapped onto the roof of a house with no visual relationship with the rest of the structure. Swedish company SolTech Energy brings solar in a different direction with their roofing tiles, made from ordinary glass in the shape of (gasp) ordinary roofing tiles. Why has no one thought of this sooner?
Glass Housewarming Tiles by SolTech Energy : Made of ordinary glass, the slick looking tiles are installed on top of a black nylon canvas with air slots below which absorbs sunlight, heating the indoors as well as being used to heat water.
The Swedes Have Created The Most Efficient Solar Energy System Using Mirrors And A 2-Centuries-Old Invention [The Future of Energy: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-energy/ Solar Panels: http://futuristicshop.com/category/solar_power/]