Energy performance of the optimized solar thermal collector for various building types under different tracking options.
|Sector||Parameters||Static||Single axis tracking (vertical)||Single axis tracking (horizontal)||Double axis tracking|
|Residential||Energy demand (MJ/day)||558||–||–||–|
|Energy produced (MJ/day)||157||165||172||178|
|No of collector required||7||7||6||6|
|Collector area per building area||0.0142||0.0135||0.0129||0.0125|
|Hospital||Energy demand (MJ/day)||1470||–||–||–|
|Energy produced (MJ/day)||152||161||168||173|
|No of collector required||19||18||17||17|
|Collector area per building area||0.0385||0.0365||0.0349||0.0340|
|School||Energy demand (MJ/day)||315||–||–||–|
|Energy produced (MJ/day)||151||160||167||172|
|No of collector required||4||4||4||3|
|Collector area per building area||0.0083||0.0079||0.0075||0.0073|
|Office||Energy demand (MJ/day)||166||–||–||–|
|Energy produced (MJ/day)||68||72||75||77|
|No of collector required||5||5||4||4|
|Collector area per building area||0.0098||0.0093||0.0089||0.0086|
|Factories||Energy demand (MJ/day)||949||–||–||–|
|Energy produced (MJ/day)||154||163||170||175|
|No of collector required||12||12||11||11|
|Collector area per building area||0.0245||0.0232||0.0222||0.0216|
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