SOLARGE

El Llimonet, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Catalonia (Spain)

Type of building | 138 sqm | 92 kWth | 2000

The Vilanova "El Llimonet" solar thermal installation was one of the first residential buildings in which Qualitat installed a CSTS. With this project, the project developer and the Engineering/Installer company wanted to demonstrate the technical, economical and enviromental feasibility of a residential building designed with a low energy concept including a solar thermal installation.

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Els Molins, Sitges, Catalonia (Spain)

Multi-family house | 62 sqm | 42 kWth | 2000

This Qualitat Promocions project was developed as an integrated sustainable building demonstration project, including solar thermal installation, eco-friendly materials and an energy efficiency concept. Qualitat and BCN Cambra Logica Projectes, as the engineering company responsible for the CSTS, wanted to show the feasibility of the solar thermal installation.

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Tafecsados, Sant Cugat, Catalonia (Spain)

Multi-family house | 24 sqm | 16 kWth | 2006

The property developer Tafecsados is currently building 10 small apartment blocks in Sant Cugat, each containing 12 apartments. In this municipality, a solar ordinance is in force, which makes a solar thermal system mandatory for new buildings with a minimum solar fraction of 60 %. In this project a semi-de-centralised solution was chosen, divided over four circuits.

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Vèrtix, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Catalonia (Spain)

Multi-family house | 58 sqm | 38 kWth | 2005

The main reason to install the CSTS was the Sant Boi de Llobregat Solar Ordinance. By this municipality ordinance one is obliged to install solar thermal systems in new buildings for hot water preparation with a minimum solar fraction of 60 %.
Uncovered solar thermal collectors were integrated in an inclined roof.

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Vèrtix, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona (Spain)

Multi-family house | 61 sqm | 42 kWth | 2005

The main reason to install the CSTS is the Sant Cugat del Vallès Solar Ordinance. By this municipality ordinance one is obliged to install solar thermal systems in new buildings for hot water preparation with a minimum solar fraction of 60 %.
VERTIX was satisfied with the realized solution and will apply more systems of this kind in the future.

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