16 February 2013

Worthy Brewing Co - New Solar Brewery Coming to Bend, OR

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From SunMaxx Solar & Worthy Brewing:

Conklin, NY, February 16, 2013/mbb/ --(PR.com)-- SunMaxx Solar, a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer of solar thermal systems and components, is proud to announce the installation of a solar thermal system at the new Worthy Brewing Company in Bend, Oregon.

Sunlight Solar Energy installed the system that included 56 TitanPower Plus SU24 roof mounted solar hot water collectors and a StorMaxx non-pressurized 2000 gallon solar storage tank that will supplement the solar breweries domestic hot water. The system is projected to provide an approximate 20% solar fraction for brewery.

The company was founded in 2011 and their new building, which fills approximately 28,000 square feet of a two story building will house the brewery, restaurant and a future hops garden and greenhouse. Brewmaster and founder, Chad Kennedy, used to work as a brewmaster at Laurelwood Brewing Company. He left Laurelwood in 2011 to become the founding brew master at Worthy Brewing Co.

Ed Gunn, Sales Manager at SunMaxx, comments, “Any business that uses a lot of hot water can profit greatly from a solar hot water installation. Breweries everywhere are recognizing the amazing benefits and cost advantages to going solar and we are thrilled to provide our solution as part of their energy plan! SunMaxx hopes that this solar brewery installation and other brewery installs encourage others to make the solar thermal investment.”
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