Die Fabrik, Berlin (Germany)
Hotel | 27 sqm | 17 kWth | 1999
The hotel „Die Fabrik“ is located in a former industrial building. In 1994 when the building was reconstructed as hotel rooms, bathrooms, the lobby and a restaurant were created. The increase of comfort standard was not to manage with the 50-years-old out-of-date steam heating system. Therefore in 1999 the whole building was energetic modernised.
Hotel Fortuna, Kirchzarten (Germany)
Hotel | 54 sqm | 33 kWth | 2004
During a regular pub meeting in the year 2000, the hotel owner and a collective solar thermal systems installer discussed the apparent high consumption of oil for hot water heating during the warm months.