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BI PV Project Details
Name projectPassive House Emmendingen
Year2007-10-01 (Start operation date)
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
PV power total17 kWp
LocationEmmendingen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg
Latitude/Longitude48°7'22"N 7°51'44"E
© Meinhard Hansen, 2008

Project summary
A newly built three family Passive House. The roof had designed to accomodate an integrated PV array.

Best practice project
The building includes PV in a very efficient building energy concept and fullfiles the German Passive House standard. Looking at its primary energy balance it is exporting energy on an annual basis.

Special PV project info
PV architecture and building integrationThe mounting system: suntechnics STG 30 UBBINK for shingled roof integration of laminates.
PV ownership
Tariffs and meteringFeed-in-tariff
Remarks and recommended reading

Other project data
Type of projectCommercial project
Other relevant aspectsZero-energy house
Start of PV project
Start operation PV system2007-10-01
Project leading company
Project contact person
Contact email
Contact address
Part of Urban Scale project

Building data
Use and function of the buildingDwellings - private housing
Building typeHouses - single house
New/Retrofit/AddedNew building integration
PV building address

PV system
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
PV power total project17 kWp
Number of dwellings/units3
PV power per dwellings/units6 kWp
PV system typeGrid-connected - supply side
PV module typeLaminates - regular laminate
PV cell typeCrystalline silicon - mono
PV module brand and typesuntechnics STM 175 MME
PV inverter brand and type2x SMA SB 5000TL,
1x SMA SB4200TL
Includes PV database product(s) 

PV cost and energy production
PV system investment
PV modules only costs
PV energy yield
PV energy user owner

Names and Addresses
Building OwnerPV ownerArchitectMain PV manufacturer
NameMeinhard HansenSunTechnics GmbH

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