Solar Thermal

Durham University Leads the Way with Environmentally Efficient Building

The city of Durham has always had a proud heritage of beautiful buildings that stretches back to medieval times. The city in the north-east of England boasts the 11th century Durham Castle and the breathtaking grandeur of Durham Cathedral (forming a UNESCO World Heritage site), and can now be equally proud of the new Palatine Centre at the University of Durham.

4,400 m² solar system for US Marines

US solar thermal system manufacturer SunMaxx Solar announced the upcoming installation of a solar thermal system at a new multi-story physical fitness center with gymnasium at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Hightower Construction Company of Charleston, SC won the government contract for the 4,400 m².

Thermosiphonic system with aluminium tubing


The solar specialist Chromagen from Israel has developed an innovative cooper-free, aluminium tubing thermosiphonic, closed-loop system for flat or inclined roof installations. The aluminium tubing was realised to lower the cost of the system.

AEE INTEC: 25 years of working on the energy turn-around

Photo: AEE Intec

On the 28 June 2013, AEE INTEC celebrated its 25th anniversary with an event in Gleisdorf. Austria's most important solar research institute has significantly contributed to making the Alpine republic the Number 1 country in Europe for solar heating.