Solar energy is becoming more and more popular source of energy for water heating, as well as a supplemental source of energy for solar heating of the house and the pool. With the economic and ecological point of view, solar home is certainly the most financially profitable sources of energy.
Humankind has always depended on the sun because it provides light and heat vital for its existence and survival. Initial attempts to apply solar energy originated from the ancient periods of human civilization when people already had adequate knowledge for the construction of various solar facilities and devices.
Today it has become clear that the progress and the origin of the human species is closely tied to nature. There are numerous examples of efforts of researchers and manufacturers in the field of solar technologies that have resulted in optimal solutions in the use of solar energy. It is absolutely free and renewable form of energy that produces no noise and does not pollute our environment in which we live and work.
Solar heating systems for homes
Solar home is the ideal solution for every household, which saves money for electricity or some other form of conventional energy.
Solar vacuum collectors with high thermal characteristics for operation in harsh conditions (active even down to -35°C) is the ideal solution for heating the house because they take heat energy from the sun when we need it most. The energy crisis and acute pollution of the atmosphere and environment, have contributed to the awareness of the wider use of solar energy for home heating and electricity generation.
In the winter period when the total energy effect of solar radiation is much less than in summer, solar home can cover up to 40% free heat energy for reheating home, 70% for heating sanitary water and 100% for heating swimming pools. The highest level of energy efficiency and utilization of solar energy is achieved with energy-efficient houses (high performance thermal insulation) and energy-efficient heating systems (floor systems/ floor-wall system).
Due to the variable strength of solar radiation during the day, month and year, it is impossible to carry out construction of the solar system that would allow fully heating the house throughout the winter. The most energy efficient solar home system is the use of thermal energy from solar vacuum collectors in conjunction with a heat pump, which represents the highest level of financial savings.
Solar systems for home heating
The direct conversion of solar energy through solar vacuum collectors can be used to build thermal accumulation heating systems. Solar home has a very extensive application for additional heating homes, pool heating, water heating, etc.
Technological innovation in the production of the most recent solar technology is a collection of solar vacuum tubes (heat pipe). It is designed for maximum energy efficiency in difficult conditions of solar radiation, active even at temperatures below 0°C.
Also, you can build a solar photo voltaic system (solar power plant) to produce electricity with a connection to the electrical energy distribution network. Read more with the ebook: Solar Heating Systems for Houses: A Design Handbook for Solar Combisystems
Mainly for home heating people built these solar systems:
- Flooring thermal systems
- Wall systems
- The foot-wall solar systems
- Radiator solar systems
- Floor-radiator solar systems
Each solar system has its advantages and disadvantages, so when you want to install your own solar home/ solar heating, it is best to consult the experts.