The Galu Accumulator tanks are designed for optimised storage and distribution of hot water for domestic situation. Due to water capabilities at retaining heat energy choosing the right water tank is essential to keep an energy efficient home. A Galu accumulator tank produces consistent warmth to your home, hot water on demand and is designed to reduce fuel costs and therefore limit harmful emissions. The Galu tank can come in a range of sizes and can be supplied around your current heating supply.
Biomass is the classic use for heat accumulation.
With Biomass the best efficiency is aquired by heating at high temperatures to get all components of the wood burnt. The Galu tank can be supplied with coils or blank hatches. Enabling the retrofit of domestic hot water or solar coils for example at a later date.
Each Galu tank is wrapped in a layer of polyurethane insulation in excess of 100mm thick. This Guarantees maximum retention of the energy produced from all heat sources. Energy can be stored for days, even weeks with minimum heat loss.
Solar power is a classic renewable energy source and now you can get the most out of it with a Galu Heat Accumulator designed around solar panels. The Galu Heat Accumulator will prioritise the solar panels and if they supply adequate energy then no other systems will be used. The Galu Solar Tank will manage the heat distribution from solar and all other hea sources for optimal supply of hot water.
The Galu Heat Pump Accumulator has been designed to provide the most efficient storage and distribution of energy where a heat pump is a primary or a contributory heat source.
The tank is designed to optimise the coefficient of performance (COP) of the heat pump providing central heating and domestic hot water. The upper section of the cylinder is divided by an insulated baffle plate. Hot water 53-60 degrees is stored in the upper section while energy from the low temperature heat source is stored in the lower section. Efficiency is maximised by preheating the dhw in the lower section where the COP is the highest. This therefore minimises energy consumption from the upper section of the cylinder . The Larger lower section of the cylinder also minimises cycling of the heat-pump and can thermally store energy produced during times of cheap rate electricity for later use during the day.