South side with sunny sight

Who gets the south side? Human or solar equipment? Against most rigid solar architecture, not the solar equipment but the human inhabitants.

A solar equipment is a plain area inclined towards south. This is the current standard imagining of a solar equipment.

Ay my first plus energy house 1992, I even thought, only towards south is not enough, it has to turn after the sun. So it happened that the whole GEMINI house turned after the sun

  Roof ridge from north to south

When the south side belongs to the inhabitants, a roof ridge from north to south from north to south is the logical consequence. So one side of th roof inclines towards east, the other side towards west.

  No sloping walls

I live since September 2000 in a letting. The flour surface is 102m², but because of all the sloping walls is the apartment extem bad to use. Even after 5 years, I collide sometimes with the head on the sloping walls.

So the roof should be as flat as possible. This requirement for a flat roof, lightly inclining towards east and west influences the sort of photovoltaic to mount. A photovoltaic good performing at this alignment.

Different view points about photovoltaic from our different technical magazines as wide outstretched information about electric power from light.

Plan for house building - requirements specifications Plan for house building - requirements specifications
From the first idea over the requirements specifications and how this develops to constructions plans. The development of my second plus energy house.

Ground plan for an one family house
Thoughts about the ground plan during the planning of our plus energy house. Size of the house, division and size of the rooms.

Roof for a one family house
Planning for the roof, the deciding component, which makes a house an energy waster or energy producer. Electric power and warmth from the roof is a must.

  Planning an one family house

I started 2004 with the requirements specifications for the planned construction. One year later how the requirements specifications develops to plans.

Photovoltaic compare
A 20 Watt crystalline silicon photovoltaic from 1998 vs 3 layer amorphous from Uni-Solar. Under dense clouds, the crystalline PV has no chance.

Photovoltaic east west roof
The requirement for a flat inclining towards east and west roof influences the decision for the photovoltaic.At unfavorable alignment is amorphous silicon from Unisolar favorite.

Under the staircase Under the staircase
A rectilinear staircase makes it possible to place below some cupboards. Since the staircase does not count at the living space, it makes more storage capacity possible.

Wardrobe below staircase Wardrobe below staircase
One movement and the wardrobe glides out below the staricase. In many prefabricated component houses are angled staircases where this is impossible.

Shoe box below staricase Shoe box below staricase
The next furniture below the staricase is for shoes, because they need less height than the wardrobe. Passionate optimal space usage.

It snows - anyway electric power from the sun
December 6th 9:00am. Dense snow clouds, the near Untersberg is not visible, it snows. What can a photovoltaic deliver at this weather conditions. Solar power despite snowfall
While the crystalline modul delivers even not enough voltage delivers the Three layer amorphous from Unisolar still 32,6 mA charge current. 398 mW from 0,5m². 12 noon in december
The snowfall has changed to rain. For the human eye as dark as 3 hours berore, but Canon S1 and the  Voltmeter show an evident increase. Cloudy but brighter
December 7th 2005 in Gartenau. Between the clouds is a part of the Untersberg visible. Maybe a little brighter than yesterday. Measurement shows even brighter than yesterday at noon. Dusky or dusky? Difference 1.8
Subjectively, it's as dusky as yesterday. But the electric power yield shows between dusky yesterday 9:00 and today 12:00 is an 1:8 difference. Morning sun behind stratus
Blue sky, over the near hill is some stratus. Subjectively is the weather much brighter than yesterday at 9:00am. But objectively, it was yesterday at the same time brighter. Winter sun behind light clouds
Only 19 degree above the horizont is the sun behind light clouds. At horizontal photovoltaic, this brings only double compared to yesterday noon under clouds. Drawer below the staircase
Finally the third furniture below the staircase. Because of the limited height is only a drawer possible.

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