May 2021

Laundry – Killing Running Costs with Solar Water Heating

The How-To-Repair Group of Companies have a Solar Laundry in the Algarve, Portugal. The back end Commercial Laundry boasts many washing machines from numerous manufacturers. Test, Test & Test is what they do to find the Best Products to run video tutorials on their YouTube Channel.  Killing running costs & being Green is the ethos of their Sister Company Recycled-Appliances. The first and only laundry in Portugal running on 100% renewable energy. The Algarve boasts a magnificent all year-round climate, with [...]

May 2020

Part L Regulations for Solar Swimming Pool Heating

BUY bespoke Solar Swimming Pool Heating report based on your location taken from 25 years of local weather files Swimming pools are included in the Part ’L’ of the building regulations, bringing them in line with the same insulation requirements of that which appertain to domestic and, if applicable, commercial properties. The Part L Regulations for Swimming Pools states that: “Where a swimming pool is being provided in a building, the U-value of the basin (walls & floor) should not be [...]

February 2019

Peak District – Solar Swimming Pool Heating

Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Rose House in South Yorkshire utilizes Solar Water Heating technology for the solar central heating, Solar Swimming Pool Heating and general hot water heating. A 14 panel (28m2) roof integrated thermal weathering kit facing direct south. The panel array was piped into a fully pumped flow and return pipe circuit and pressurized with a Specialist Antifreeze fluid known as solar Glycol.  Specially made and Branded as Thesol. It is very important to have Glycol [...]

May 2020

Nairobi, Kenya – Geyser Solar Water Heating

The Energy (Solar Water Heating) Regulations, 2012 (the Regulations) require that all domestic dwellings or residential houses, commercial buildings (including hotels, lodges, clubs, restaurants, cafeterias, laundries, eating places and similar premises), health institutions (including hospitals, health centres, clinics and similar medical facilities) and educational institutions (including universities, colleges, boarding schools and similar institutions) with hot water (60 °C) requirements of a capacity exceeding one hundred litres per day (the Affected Buildings) shall install and use solar water heating systems [...]

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 [...]

July 2020

Devon & Cornwall Zoo – Solar Water Heating

Specialist Solar Installers Celtic Renewable Energy Ltd, of Launceston, Cornwall installed a number of separate Thermosolar solar collector systems at Paignton Zoo. The Solar Water Heating systems provide hot water for toilet facilities in the Mammal House, Mother & Baby Unit, Main Reception Area and the new Crocodile Swamp. The five panel system near the main visitor entrance is used to heat a 400 litre hot water cylinder which serves the ladies and gents toilets along with baby changing facilities [...]

August 2017

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 [...]