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Thermomax - World Leading Solar Tubes

With over 25 years of experience, the Thermomax brand is firmly established as a world leader in solar thermal products. Thermomax collectors are the premium product in the world market.

Solar thermal technology transforms direct and diffuse solar radiation into useful heat using a solar collector. Each Thermomax collector consists of a highly insulated water manifold and a row of tubes. The vacuum inside each tube provides perfect insulation and therefore, protects the system from outside influences, such as cold and windy weather or high humidity. This vacuum insulation also ensures that the energy collected from the sun is very efficiently and effectively transferred into usable heat as there is minimal heat loss.

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Domestic/Commercial Thermomax collectors are effective for both domestic and commercial applications. The superior performance of a Thermomax vacuum tube collector can also provide central heating support for standard or under floor heating and more specialized industrial hot water heating for high temperature applications and solar cooling.


  • Provides up to 70% of your annual hot water, can be more if well managed.
  • Vacuum tube technology provides rapid conductivity and transfer of heat, 30% more effective than flat panel collectors.
  • Thermomax products are designed specifically to work in North American climates, even in cold, wet and humid conditions.
  • Works from dawn until dusk and throughout the year.
  • 5 year standard warranty, 20 years if installed by a Kingspan Solar Accredited Installer.
  • Average 25-year lifespan.
  • SRCC approved
  • Certified to withstand hail impact test DIN EN12975-2:2006 using ice-balls.

In May 2010, a £47 million phased expansion of a new facility in Portadown, Northern Ireland was announced. The investment commenced in 2009 and is being supported by an offer of £6.5 million from Invest Northern Ireland. It will also create 163 new advanced manufacturing and engineering jobs and safeguard 152 jobs.

Now operational, the facility is one of the world’s most technologically-advanced solar technology productions sites. Highly sophisticated process combines leading-edge machinery and control systems to produce its Thermomax tubes to an even higher standard than before.



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