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The German SurPlusHouse includes photovoltaic on all walls (also on the north side as a system was chosen that can produce electricity from diffuse radiation as well) and a heat pump for heating, domestic hot water and cooling. The building is very compact and results therefore and because of the vacuum insulation in very low transmission losses.
The Impact Advisor is a basic decision tool for policy makers or investment decision makers to pursue the idea of solar pool heating.
The simple excel based Impact Advisor software tool will provide the following technical capacities: calculation of dimensioning
building and operation costs
energy savings and