Flate plate collectors

Reference: C.1.2

LEME Mitigation

Flate plate collectors

When domestic hot water is needed (hotels, hospitals, private houses)

EN 12975-1, ISO 9806, EN 12976, EN 12977

International certification of panels for energy saving (test by certified bodies with EN norms)

Estimated pay back time short term : 2-4 years, medium term: 4-6 years, long term : 6-8 years (*)

Medium term

Install solar water heaters . Replace fuel or electricity ; Energy saving : 800 kWh /m2/year. Evacuated tube collectors offer temperatures of hot water appreciably higher than flat plate collectors, which have however a better global efficiency.