Innovative technology meets Portuguese heritage


Source: TiSUN GmbH

TiSUN collectors opposite the castle of Leiria - Adjacent to Leiria’s landmark, the petite family hotel D. Dinis has its location. Fresh aesthetics of 20 m² solar collectors, manufactured by the Tyrolean solar heating specialist TiSUN, deliver a striking contrast to the Portuguese medieval structure.

On the hotel roof, eight TiSUN FM module collectors were installed by TiSUN partner Canalcentro in 2012. 20m² of collector surface delivers hot water supply for 20 bathrooms and sanitary units with an average number of 15 guests.

'To continue providing the best service to our guests, we required a solar thermal installation, which helps us to reduce our increasing gas costs. Since we have TiSUN’s solar system installed, we save 70% of gas each year”, explains Mr. Silva, owner of the hotel. Due to an abundance of sunshine, Leiria with approximately 15,000 inhabitants has a remarkable fraction of TiSUN solar systems.

TiSUN has been developing, producing and selling complete systems for the utilisation of solar heating energy for over two decades. The solar systems provide 100% independent, infinitely available, free solar energy for backup heating, water heating, process heat and cooling. Known as Europe's solar heating specialist, TiSUN has an export quota of 83%. The company employs a workforce of 100 at the main location in Tyrol/Austria and 90 sales personnel in Europe. TiSUN products are available in 48 markets. All serially produced solar collectors feature multiple certifications. In addition to the Solar Keymark, which is valid across Europe, and the Austria Solar Seal of Quality, quality certifications from five other countries confirm the high standard of the products. The ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Test Certificate verifies that both product and service quality levels are especially high. Since 2010, the company has also been certified under the international environmental management standard ISO 14001.

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