Commercial applications mostly use conventional heating systems based on electricity/coal/furnace oil/wood still rule the roost. Recently with the tremendous increases in cost of electricity and conventional fuels, industrialists turning to solar energy as a means to meet their hot water needs.
Hotels: Bathing, kitchen, washing, laundry applications
Dairies: Ghee (clarified butter) production, cleaning and sterilizing, pasteurization
Textiles: Processing, bleaching, boiling, printing, dyeing, curing, ageing and finishing applications.
Edible Oil and Refining: Boiler feed applications
Breweries: Bottle washing, wort preparation, boiler feed applications
Distilleries: Bottle washing, boiler feed applications
Bulk Drugs Manufacturing Units: Fermentation of mixes, boiler feed applications
Electroplating / Galvanizing Units: Heating of plating baths, cleaning, degreasing applications
Paint Shops: Cleaning, degreasing applications
Pulp and Paper Industries: Boiler feed applications, soaking of pulp
Soft Drink Botlling Plants: Cleaning of bottles & vessels, boiler feed application