T*SOL T*SOL ProT*SOL*PRO solar thermal

T SOL is a simulation program that allows you to accurately calculate the yield of a solar thermal system dynamically over the annual cycle. 
With T*SOL Pro you can optimally design solar thermal systems, dimension collector arrays and storage tanks, and calculate the economic efficiency. All relevant systems and company systems Components: combination tanks, buffer tanks, domestic hot water supply, heating support, swimming pools, process heating, air collectors One or two collector arrays.
Climate data for 8,000 locations worldwide and your own climate data Photo Plan: dimensioning and photorealistic presentation of the potential solar thermal system on the roof Projects with multiple system variants Solar fractions for heating and domestic hot water shown separately User groups: sollar installers, designers and heating engineers T*SOL Pro offers you around 200 preconfigured systems and extensive automatic design assistance. And you can of course also enter all the technical parameters individually.  
Price T*sol*pro (2017) : from 895 €
T*SOL pro website

TRANSOL transol Solar thermal simulation software

Solar thermal energy software Transol is a tool for design, calculation and optimization of solar thermal systems. Transol does dynamic simulation easy (TRNSYS engine) through a user-friendly interface. This tool comes from an ambitious project developed by Aiguasol and the French research center CSTB and started in 2004.
Available in french, english, spanish, italian and german. Price TRANSOL 3 (2017) : 610€

POLYSUN solar thermal

Polysun is a software dedicated to professionals for solar thermal design and sizing.
It includes a large components database. Customized component(collector, tank, pumps...) can also be created.
The designer version allows to create sophisticated solar thermal systems.
Price (2014) : 1949 USD
Polysun thermal solar software


TRNSYS is a flexible graphically based software environment used to simulate the behaviour of transient systems. TRNSYS is made-up of two parts. 
The first is an engine (called the kernel) that reads and processes the input file, iteratively solves the system, determines convergence, and plots system variables. The kernel also provides utilities that (among other things) determine thermo physical properties, invert matrices, perform linear regressions, and interpolate external data files.
The second part of TRNSYS is an extensive library of components, each of which models the performance of one part of the system. The standard library includes approximately150 models ranging from pumps to multizone buildings, wind turbines to electrolyzers, weather data processors to economics routines, and basicHVAC equipment to cutting edge emerging technologies. Models are constructed in such a way that users can modify existing components or write their own, extending the capabilities of the environment.
Price TRNSIS 17 (2014) : 4500 €
TRNSYS Solar simulation software

GetSolar (GR)

Simulation software for solar hot water solar systems (only in german)

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