Additional resources that support our products.
Covers aspects applicable to all software types. For example, these include climate data, proxy settings and firewalls.
Frequently asked questions about PV*SOL.
Frequently asked questions about T*SOL.
Frequently asked questions about GeoT*SOL.
Frequently asked questions about PIXPRO.
A quick overview of the key differences in features between the two PV*SOL programs.
Adaption of PV*SOL to your country's typical setting.
Adaption of T*SOL to your country's typical setting.
Assessing the impact of shading on solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal (DHW) systems.
The MCS site-survey method to anticipate solar PV shading
The choice between shading survey methods and resultant variance of solar PV predictions
Calculating chimneys in accordance with BS EN13384 Standards.
Calculating a chimney to BS EN13384 Standards using kesa-aladin software.
Chris Laughton, Managing Director of The Solar Design Company, is a well-known author and lecturer in solar thermal, PV, heat pumps and wood heating.
Chris is also a regular columnist in Green Building magazine and produces specialist articles for industry publications such as PHAM news, Electrical Times, Energy in Buildings & Industry, Solar Power Portal and Sun & Wind Energy. A small sample of his work can be viewed