The rear-ventilated “Indach” system fits in perfectly with the form of the roof covering. Cover length and cover width pattern of the module are adjusted to the respective model of clay tile. The 1.8-m-long and around 11-kilogram-heavy elements can be fitted without a crane – as easily and simply as the roofing tiles themselves. The frame and voltage conductor of the module integrated in the roof surface are not silver-coloured as is usually the case, but darker. Consequently, a uniform appearance of the roof surface is guaranteed, as the module blends seamlessly into the roofscape and does not impair the roof design.
Something that generally applies to all photovoltaic systems: with increasing temperatures, the efficiency of the cells decreases. For this reason, Creaton supplies a sophisticated system with a rear ventilation level that dissipates the heat accumulating in the underroof area. With this solution, a measurably higher energy recovery is achieved.
High-quality monocrystalline silicon cells achieve peak efficiency values. The laminates are mounted onto a weather-resistant aluminium frame. Installation is very easy and can be completed very quickly. The modules are hung to the battens on nibs. With uncomplicated plug connections, subsequent cabling can be completed quickly and safely. After connection to the a/c converter, which is housed in the roof or in the building itself, it is possible to tap the sun’s energy. Replacement of the modules is simple: the clips on the front side of the module can be quickly unscrewed, the element is then removed and replaced.
The right package for everyone
As customer needs are different, Creaton supplies the new photovoltaic module in four different sizes for almost all applications – including appropriate a/c converter and cable equipment. Packages with peak outputs of around 2.3 kWp (kilowatt per peak), 3.1 kWp, 3.9 kWp and 4.6 kWp are available. All modules are produced to match the roof tile model. The individual modules are cabled to each other and to an a/c converter. The system will be available from May 2009 for the roofing tile models “Domino”, “Futura”, “Piatta” and “Premion”.