Domestic Hot Water and Heating

  • Austria: One World Solar Collector Receives Solar Keymark

    Austria: One World Solar Collector Receives Solar Keymark

    The One World Solar Collector developed by Austrian company Sunlumo finally received a Solar Keymark certificate in October 2015 (see the attached PDF). This is a milestone in the long design and development process, which started in 2009. “We designed a completely new collector...
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  • Brazil: Impact of São Paulo Solar Obligation

    Brazil: Impact of São Paulo Solar Obligation

    São Paulo’s around 30,000 new building permits per year and a municipality bylaw (Number 14449/2007) which has required construction companies to make solar water heating part of...
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  • Austria: Mysolar Offers to Replace Old Solar Thermal Collectors

    Austria: Mysolar Offers to Replace Old Solar Thermal Collectors

    In a country with a high market penetration of solar water heaters and a decline in new installations, companies have to look for new business opportunities elsewhere. For example, Austrian installation company Mysolar specialises in replacing old solar water heaters which...
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  • Technical Study Report on Solar Thermal Technology LCIA Methods and LCC Models

    Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) Analysis are powerful tools to determine the impact of a product not only by its use but also its whole life cycle from cradle to grave. In order to establish reliability and comparability of Life Cycle Assessment, a comprehensive set of...

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  • Six Solar Thermal Application Factsheets

    These six solar thermal application factsheets provide a quick insight into different uses of the solar thermal technology, including possible ranges of use, energy saving effect and GHG, with perception of the competitiveness, investment cost and economic value. They include examples of...

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  • Austria: Hope for Market Decline Slowdown

    Austria: Hope for Market Decline Slowdown

    The market report Innovative Energy Technologies in Austria. Market Development 2014 published by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) shows that in 2014, the national solar thermal industry had to deal with declining sales for the fifth...
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  • Brazil Offers New Green Building Credit Terms

    Brazil Offers New Green Building Credit Terms

    Since June 2015, the CAIXA bank owned by the Brazilian government has been offering improved financing conditions for energy-efficient housing projects built under the social housing programme Minha Casa Minha Vida (MCMV) to promote energy saving. As growing electricity demand is constantly...
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