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Título: On the Best Practice Implementation of Solar Thermal Obligations. The ProSTO EU Project and the Portuguese experience
Autor: Prates, Manuel João Lopes
Mendes, J. Farinha
Carvalho, M. J.
Palavras-chave: Solar energy
Solar Thermal Obligation
Data: Nov-2009
Citação: Prates, M. J. L.; Mendes, J. Farinha; Carvalho, M. J. On the Best Practice Implementation of Solar Thermal Obligations. The ProSTO EU Project and the Portuguese Experience. In: CIIEM - III Congresso Internacional de Engenharia e Gestão da Energia e Meio Ambiente, Portalegre, Novembro, 2009, 4p.
Resumo: Based on the work that it is running within the ProSTO EU project (http://www.solarordinances.eu/), this paper presents a tentative approach to the best way for a successful implementation of a solar thermal obligation (STO) in a community. The EU framework, and base line assessment – including success factors and performance indicators were presented by the ProSTO coordinator elsewhere [1]. The Portuguese case was presented elsewhere too [2]. Here, all the complete set of measures that must be taken to succeed, will be presented. The experience shows that it is necessary to get an integrated “policy package” in the way of “zero building emissions”, around the kernel key point of clear requirements, aiming energy savings, namely for energy demand limitation, and energy efficiency of thermal installations. A parent kernel key point of this “policy package” is quality: certification of thermal solar system and components – solar collectors, factory made systems, and custom built systems; planner, designer and installer certification; technical impositions in the regulations (supported by a very consistent manual of actual good practices for solar thermal applications, with a flexible method to follow new developments); guarantee impositions (maintenance contract). All relevant documents of these quality items must be integrated in the Building Use Manual for easy management. Another kernel key point, this with focus on overcoming barriers, is that of public awareness, aiming to create an understanding that the implementation of a STO is not another awful bureaucratic burden, throughout on-line information (lists of certified equipments, installers, technical description of the equipments, manual of good practices, scholar materials (class notes, computer codes, homework assignments, etc.), etc.), and the implementation of training courses for all stakeholders.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.9/1022
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