solar thermal systems

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The American Solar Energy Society’s 46th annual National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2017, will be held at the University of Colorado, Denver, on October 9-12, 2017. The event will consist of technical sessions, forum discussions, plenary panels, workshops, fast-paced switch presentations, public solar displays and networking events. SOLAR 2017 is an integral part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon (October 5-15, 2017).   Topics include:  
Post date: 7 Mar 2017
Type: Evento

Solar heating – a technology of the future Innovations from Austria   
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress (SWC 2017) - 5th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2017)   The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress (SWC) 2017 will be held together with the 5th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2017). The theme of this joint event is: "Innovation for the 100% renewable energy transformation".   Themes and recommended topics for abstract submission include:
Post date: 10 Gen 2017
Type: Evento

The European Commission released today a set of legislative measures related to the energy sector, referred to as the Winter Package. Most notably, it contains the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED), the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Together, they constitute the legislative pillars underpinning the EU renewable energy sector.    
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Note

Solar houses have a primary energy demand of maximum 15 kWh/m²a for heating and auxiliary. A thermal solar plant covers typically between 60 and 70 percent of the heat demand. The remainder is usually generated by a biomass boiler. The low primary energy demand of the solar houses (in German “Sonnenhäuser” or “SolarAktiv-Häuser”) is linked to additional costs at the building envelope and the building services systems. A new tool, developed at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE), allows now the calculation of the necessary additional costs.
Post date: 21 Ott 2016
Type: Publication

This report, prepared within the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), presents solar thermal market data from 61 countries covering an estimated 95% of the worldwide market (the remaining 5%of the market were extrapolated and are labelled as “all other countries”). These data were collected from a survey of the national delegates of the IEA SHC Programme’s Executive Committee and other national experts active in the field of solar thermal energy.
Post date: 19 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2015)   This publication contains the proceedings (123 manuscripts) of the 4th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry - SHC2015, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey from 2 to 4 December 2015.  
Post date: 19 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

This guide, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, is a step-by-step guide for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) housebuilders on building energy efficient homes cost effectively. It begins with highlighting high areas of cost risk when building a low energy home and focuses specifically on photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal, wall insulation, heating, airtightness and ventilation, thermal bridges and orientation.  
Post date: 16 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

Sonnenhäuser weisen einen Primärenergiebedarf von maximal 15 kWh/m²a für Heizung und Hilfsenergie. In den gut gedämmten Gebäuden deckt eine Solaranlage typischerweise zwischen 60 und 70 % des Wärmebedarfs. Der Rest wird meist über eine Biomasseheizung abgedeckt. Der geringe Primärenergiebedarf ist bei den Sonnenhäusers (auch SolarAktiv-Häuser genannt) mit Mehrkosten für die Gebäudehülle und Anlagentechnik verbunden. Ein neue Tool, das am Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (ISE) entwickelt wurde ermöglich nun die Berechnung der erforderlichen Mehrkosten.
Post date: 5 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

Aufgrund des hohen Erfolgs der vorangegangenen Jahre wurde das Förderprogramm „Demoprojekte Solarhaus“ für 2016 neu aufgelegt. Dabei kann eine Investitionsförderung von bis zu € 17.000- für den Neubau oder die Sanierung eines Ein- oder Zweifamilienhauses beantragt werden. Den Zuschuss gibt es zusätzlich zu den verfügbaren Landesförderungen.  
Post date: 12 Lug 2016
Type: News