Verviers Swimming pool, Belgium

Verviers (Belgium)

Demo responsible: GRE-Liège

Type of building: Tertiary building  Swimming pool (4.500 m2). Solar energy potential: 400 m2

Demonstration action:

  • TP2, Mixed solar-assisted/ parallel integration: HP boiler (BoostHEAT) for DHW with existing gas boiler as a backup; Thermal output from solar hybrid PV-T (DUALSUN) to cover part heat demand from swimming pool and to assist evaporator of BoostHEAT for DHW; PV-T (DUALSUN) electricity production for building appliances. HP boiler13 Adsorption chiller Reversible HP Solar thermal PV Thermal E. Storage RES installed14 50 kW–228 kW 68 kW 10,000 l 330.8 kW
  • Installation of solar panels on flat roof and connections to technical room
  • Installation of boostHEAT 50 and thermal storage installation and integration to existing heat distribution with gas boiler and swimming pool heat exchanger
  • Integrated control system for the smart operation of H&C and electrical systems
  • High performance on swimming pool low-temperature heating from solar hybrid PV-T (DUALSUN) and in increased efficiency of thermal compression boiler (BoostHEAT) for DHW
  • Electricity production from solar hybrid PV-T (DUALSUN) increases building self-consumption

Replicability potential:

  • Tertiary buildings with natural gas connection. New and renovated buildings.
  • All climates

Technical risks:

  • Very limited risk in coupling both innovations (i.e. HP boiler and solar hybrid PV-T)

Demo Verviers



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