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Marcus Baker
Marcus Baker
on Sustainable Hot Water Systems
Managing Director

Marcus Baker has worked in many areas of environmental sustainability and home performance. He is currently Principle Solar Hot Water System Designer and Managing Director of Apricus New Zealand.

26 August 2019

Sustainable Water Heating Options for Stand-Alone Houses

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A comparison of different domestic hot water options currently available in NZ for individual homes, with a focus on the key considerations of environmental sustainability, capital cost, running cost, and ease of installation and maintenance. 

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22 July 2019

Sustainable Water Heating Options for Townhouses and Apartments

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What sustainable options are available for providing hot water to townhouses and apartments in 2019? 

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26 April 2019

How Can We Design and Build More Resilient Buildings?

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A truly resilient building needs to continue to provide core services in the event of a prolonged emergency or natural disaster. Domestic hot water is one of these services. 

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21 November 2018

Why and How to Choose Solar Hot Water Systems?

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A high quality, well designed and installed solar thermal system will reduce energy for water heating by around 75% in individual homes and by 40-70% in larger buildings.

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