March 2023

British Embassy Brazil solar water heating

UK Government FCO’s Approach to Climate Diplomacy with Solar Water Heating

As a forward-looking and outward-facing Government department, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is committed to demonstrating its dedication to climate diplomacy worldwide. Under the ambitious “Future Perfect” plan, the FCO is taking significant steps to reduce its carbon footprint, enhance sustainability, and lower energy consumption on a global scale. This comprehensive strategy encompasses the conversion of its vehicle fleet to lower-emission vehicles and the widespread implementation of commercial solar water heating systems. These initiatives not only reduce the [...]

February 2023

Lochinvar DHL London Gateway commercial solar

London Gateway: DHL Leading the Way with Lochinvar Commercial Solar Water Heating

DHL Supply Chain, a global logistics leader, has elevated its commitment to sustainability with the London Thames Gateway depot—a purpose-built, world-class distribution center that integrates Lochinvar Commercial Solar Water Heating. This strategic move marks a significant milestone, aligning DHL’s value-added services, management expertise, and traditional fulfillment and distribution with a vision for a more sustainable future. Situated within London Gateway’s Logistics Park, this facility offers direct access to the United Kingdom’s premier trade hub, boasting advanced port and rail [...]

May 2020

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Soak Up Savings and Sunshine: Solar Pool Heating & Part L Compliance

When it comes to swimming pools, Part ‘L’ regulations are essential, ensuring that they meet insulation requirements comparable to those of domestic and commercial properties. However, one eco-conscious and highly efficient way to heat your pool while complying with these regulations is through solar swimming pool heating systems. In this article, we’ll delve into the numerous advantages of solar pool heating and how it seamlessly aligns with Part ‘L’ requirements, all while optimizing your pool experience. Looking to extend your [...]

February 2019

Solar water heated Manor House

South Yorkshire: A Sustainable Oasis Powered by a Solar Swimming Pool Heating System

In the heart of South Yorkshire, Rose House stands as a testament to sustainable living amidst an area of outstanding natural beauty. This remarkable residence has harnessed the power of a cutting-edge solar swimming pool heating system, not only for solar central heating but also for Solar Swimming Pool Heating and general hot water needs. Let’s take a closer look at this impressive eco-friendly system that has transformed Rose House into a model of energy efficiency and green living. The [...]

May 2020

Nairobi Kenya pressure geyser solar water heating

Nairobi, Kenya – Pressure 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

On roof Thermosiphon installtion, Santiago Chile

100,000 Solar Water Heating Systems Installed

Chile has three mechanisms to encourage installing solar water heaters (SWHs) for residential water heating: A tax exemption for SWH installation in new housing (from 2017) Subsidy to incorporate SWH into housing reconstruction programmes (2014-17) Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MINVU)’s Family Heritage Protection Programme for existing public housing (from 2011). With these measures, more than 100, 000+ homes have hot water supported by solar thermal systems. Tax benefits for installing SWHs were initially granted from 2010 to 2014, and the programme was [...]

Low roof profile solar water heating at Oxford University

The Transformative Benefits of Commercial Solar Water Heating in Historic Oxford

The University of Oxford, with its rich history dating back to 1096, stands as the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the second-oldest continuously operating university globally. Nestled in Oxford, England, it boasts a blend of historic architecture and cutting-edge modern facilities. One such project exemplifying this fusion is the installation of a commercial solar water heating system at St. Ann’s University, offering a compelling case for the transformative power of commercial solar water heating. In this article, [...]

April 2017

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Norfolk & Suffolk Hospital Foundation Trust – Commercial Solar Water Heating

Lochinvar 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 [...]

March 2017

Solar Water Heating Cape Horn

Cape Horn Extreme Cold and Solar Water Heating – A Tale of Sustainability Near the World’s End

The adoption of solar water heating systems has extended to some of the most extreme corners of the world, and one such remarkable location is near Cape Horn, close to Tierra del Fuego, in the southern hemisphere. In this article, we delve into the intriguing story of how commercial solar water heating panels have found their place in this remote and frigid region, where the average temperature hovers around 4 degrees Celsius. The Beagle Channel Legacy: Solar Thermal Panels at [...]

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Chile Family Assets Protection Program – Pressure Geyser 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 [...]