SOLARGE

Piscina solare Osimo

Osimo (AN), Italy

Sports centre | 270 sqm installation

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Project Summary

Description
ASD Osimo Nuoto, operator of this sport centre, decided to install a solar thermal plant for domestic hot water preparation, space heating and pool heating.
The Municipality of Osimo, owner of the sports centre, approved the project and participated in the investment.


 


Building

Type of building

Sports centre: swimming pool

Number of users / dwellings, floors

400 users/day
1 floor

Year of construction

1996

Total effective area (heated)

1,400 m2

Hot tap water consumption (measured/estimated)

not available

Whole energy consumption for heating purpose after CSTS implementation

500,000 kWh/a


System engineering

Year of construction of CSTS

2007

Type of collectors

Vacuum tube collectors

Thermal power

190 kWtherm.

Aperture area of collectors*)

270 m2

Buffer storage

6 m3

Hot tap water storage

2 m3

Total capacity of boilers with energy source

district heating, capacity not available

Type of hot tap water heating

Centralised

Type of heating system

Centralised


Costs

Total cost solar system

365,000 Euro

Cost of the CSTS / gross area of collectors

1,352 Euro/m2

Subsidies

39 %


Output

Output of solar heat**)

235,000 kWh/a

Reduction of final energy***)

235,000 kWh/a

CO2-emissions avoided

63.5 t CO2/a

Solar performance guarantee

*) Aperture area = light transmitting area of the front glass
**) measured, between storage and piping to taps (solar system output)
***) related to the measured output mentioned before

 

 


Luca Pasquini, planner of the plant and responsible of the plumbing company:

"The Municipality of Osimo and ASD Nuoto have implemented a very ambitious project of national value."

 

 


Owner of the building

Comune di OSIMO
Assessore all'ambiente Franceso Pirani
Piazza del Comune n.1
Osimo (AN), Italy
Phone: +39 071 72491
Fax: +39 071 7133254
www.comune.osimo.an.it



Operator of the plant

A.S.D. Osimo Nuoto
Laura Broggi
via Flaminia 1 n.24
Osimo (AN), Italy
Phone: +39 347 3659516
l.broggi(at)tin.it
http://www.osimonuoto.com/

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Technical description

 


Description of the CSTS

Year of construction of CSTS

2007

Thermal power

170 kWtherm.

Gross area of collectors

270 m2

Aperture area of collectors

246 m2 

Type of collectors

Vacuum tube collectors

Type of assembly

partially on inclined and flat roof

Orientation of collectors

South (0)

Inclination angle to horizon

45

Freezing protection

aqua system, only water

Overheating protection

through electronic

Operation mode

Low flow

Use of CSTS for

Hot tap water heating, swimming pool heating, partially space heating

Buffer storage

6 m3 (4 1.5 m3)

Hot tap water storage

2 m3 (2 1.0 m3)

Control of backup-system / CSTS

not available


Hot tap water system

Type of hot water heating

Centralised

Recirculation system

Yes

For decentralised systems:
The installation on the consumer site

./.

Size of storage for hot tap water

2 m3

Specification (if necessary)

./.


Space heating system

Type of heating system

Centralised

Number of boilers

1 heat exchanger

Total capacity (power output) of boilers

not available

Capacity of each boiler (year of construction)

not available

Energy source

District heating

Type of boiler system

./.


Type of operation

Operator of the CSTS system

Self-operation

CSTS monitoring

Yes: solar radiation, output of solar heat. Monitoring is being carried out by Paradigma and the Ministry of Environment.

Data accessible via internet

Yes

Scientific monitoring / follow up

Yes

Maintenance contract

Yes: once a year

Visualisation of the solar heat output

Yes: LCD display


Yield of CSTS plant

Output of solar heat

235,000 kWh/a

Origin of data

Calculated

Measuring point

Between collector and storage

Reduction of final energy

235,000 kWh/a

Origin of data

not available

Solar performance guarantee

Yes


Heat consumption

Whole energy consumption for heating purposes after CSTS implementation

500,000 kWh/a

Origin of data

Calculated

Energy used for

not available

Whole energy consumption for heating purposes before CSTS implementation

not available

Total tap water consumption

not available

Hot tap water consumption

not available

Hot tap water temperature

not available

Cold water temperature

not available

 



hydraulic scheme



collector fields



tubes field 1



tubes field 2


Manufacturer

Paradigma
Via C. Maffei 3
38080 Lodrone (TN), Italy
Phone: +39 0465 684-701
Fax: +39 0465 684-066
info(at)paradigmaitalia.it
www.paradigmaitalia.it

 

 

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Financing and investment

 


Financing of the CSTS

Form of financing

Purchase

Distribution in percentage

39 %


Costs of solar materials

Total cost of solar system

365,000 Euro

Detailed costs for

Collectors

not available

Elevation / mounting structure

not available

Storage / heat exchanger

not available

Backup heater

not available

Control

not available

Installation

not available

Planning / Engineering

not available

Others

not available


Operation costs of heating system

Increase of the operation cost after CSTS implementation

not available

 




The plant was co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Environment.

The expected pay back time is 4.2 years.


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