August 2017

Oxford University – Solar Water Heating

This project was located in a very sensitive planning area, so this very modern building had to blend in with the surrounding historic buildings. The commercial solar water heating system was carefully designed not to be visible from any public right of way which meant the solar panels had to be mounted at an angle of 15 degrees. The student accommodation was our first experience working with Briggs and Forester and we built a very good relationship with them early [...]

100,000 + Thermosiphon Geyser Solar Water Heaters Installed

The Family Asset Protection Program continues to deliver across Chile. Working closely with communities to install Thermosiphon Solar Water Heating systems, bringing Free hot water to many excited families. Recent neighborhoods: – 32 installations in Cerrillos, Santiago. – 20 in Villa Magister, Maipu, Chile on stage 1.  and now stage 2. with 21 more systems.                       The program in Chile has now delivered Thermosiphon systems on over 100,000 homes

April 2017

Norfolk & Suffolk (NHS) Hospital Solar Water Heating

Helping dementia care hospital reach BREEAM Excellence with the industrial Solar Water Heating system. A flagship project with a considerable demand for hot water to satisfy the wards, shared clinical areas, administration and training rooms. The integration of renewable technologies with fossil-fuelled water heaters and boilers. Other carbon-saving features included a green roof, ground source heat pump and lighting controls NHS trusts are looking closely at their provision for handling the increasingly prevalent condition of Dementia. The Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust decided [...]

March 2017

Cape Horn – Solar Water Heating, Extreme Cold in the Southern Hemisphere

What is the furthest South that solar water heating panels have been installed? Who installed them? Does it surprise you that close to Tierra Del Fuego and Cape Horn on Lennox Island there are Solar Thermal Panels – the same panels that have been fitted in Germany, England, the United Kingdom, the USA and in the Sahara Desert? When, in 1833, Charles Darwin sailed in HMS Beagle he sailed around the southern tip of South America between Tierra de Fuego and an island called Lennox Island. [...]

Chile – Family Assets Protection Program Solar Water Heating

We have been working with FAPP (Family Assets Protection Programme) for a number of years. Helping deliver Solar Water Heating Energy Savings Free across a number of Regions in Chile. With 10 Teams across 5 Regions actively working with communities to deliver the highest quality solutions from our European factories. Government led benefit program through a direct subsidy to the householder. There is no payback, householders just receive the benefit “For FREE”. The program is registered in 9 Regions, the intention [...]

Zimbabwe – Geyser solar Water Heating

Load shedding or power cuts as it is better known can and do upset the daily routine of family life. If common sense governed the World, solar water heating would be installed on every home providing clean free energy. Why pay for your energy when you can have it for FREE. Chile is a great example in recent years, with over 100,000 geyser systems deployed on homes. In Zimbabwe most families could cover almost 100% of their heating needs from solar [...]

May 2017

Oman – Desalination KSA Sea Sand Resistant Solar Water Heating Panels

Reference System for Commercial Solar Water Heating Thermal Sea Water Desalination located in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman The Multi-Effect-Humidification (MEH) method for thermal distillation was developed at ZAE Bayern in close co-operation with T.A.S. GmbH of Munich. Investigations on components in the last years have finally resulted in a system which is designed for 24 hours per day continuous operation. The predicted daily production is up to 800 liters distilled water out of 40 m2 KSA Sea Sand Resistant Solar Water [...]

February 2017

Algarve – Solar Swimming Pool Heating

Algarve villa solar swimming pool heating survey in Santa Bárbara de Nexe, Algarve, Portugal. In the coming months we will be be installing a solar swimming pool system to reduce the electricity bills. Current actual spend (2016) 750 euros/month during the summer months and 400 euros/month during the winter months. The hot tub will be heated by solar thermal panels as will the swimming pool. A major contributor to the electricity cost being the swimming pool & hot tub. There is also [...]

January 2017

50 Years Heating Ireland – Solar Water Heating

A highly respected Family business synonymous with Plumbing & Heating, together with solar water heating and swimming pool heating in Wexford, Ireland. Following in his fathers plumbing footsteps, Peter Firman first opened the doors in October 1967. Based 3km South of Wexford the Company has grown from strength to strength in domestic, commercial, new build and self build, earning an honest and excellent reputation in Ireland, covering as far up as Dublin. Using quality materials and working to a high standard, PJ [...]

February 2017

Loule, Algarve Portugal – Outdoor Solar Swimming Pool Heating and Solar Hot Water Heating

Specialist Solar Swimming Pool Heating Panel Results of Annual Simulation in Algarve, Portugal. Also view Actual swimming pool performance results real time. Installed collector power: 22.74 kW Installed solar surface area (gross): 32.48 m² Irradiation on collector surface (active): 61,081.25 kWh 2,144.71 kWh/m² Energy delivered by collectors: 38,059.75 kWh 1,336.37 kWh/m² Energy delivered by collector loop: 37,913.43 kWh 1,331.23 kWh/m² Solar energy contribution to swimming pool : 37,913.43 kWh Electricity savings: 75,826.9 kWh CO2 emissions avoided: 50,500.69 kg   Award Winning 150 & 300 L Thermosiphon Geyser Solar Water Heating Systems Algarve [...]