Client

Tamor Roses

Customer Segment

Industry

Project Snapshot

Project developer :
Greenland Systems
Technology type :
16 x GLX100 Evacuated Tube Solar Thermal Collector
Objective :
Provide between 40-60% of the annual hot water supply direct to the reticulated heating system
Peak output :
40KW
Project payback :
Approx. 6 years
Annual GHG offset :
22t pa
Commissioning :
Delivered over 2 phases. 20KW in 2011 and further expanded in 2014

Background

Grantham, 100kms west of Brisbane CBD, has excellent year-round sunshine. Accordingly, Tamor Roses owners were looking to take advantage of this resource for their 1,500 sqm greenhouse, which uses reticulated hot water for heating.

The objective was to consider technologies which both displaced the high cost LPG fuel being used and to reduce greenhouses gas emissions. This was consistent with the permaculture ethos and environmental objectives of the business

Project Description

The new solar driven heating system integrated 16 x GLX100 Greenland Systems modules into the existing instantaneous gas hot water units.

The collector field has been designed to provide 85C water, and is managed via monitoring and control technology including temperature sensors and variable speed pumps.