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.
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.
Our Online Calculator based on the United Kingdom Government's Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for Energy Rating of Dwellings.
Our Online PV Calculator based on the United Kingdom Government's Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) for Energy Rating of Dwellings.
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