Solar Thermal and Solar Boiler Certification Services

Solar thermal systems convert solar radiation into heat and thereby make an important contribution towards the energy transition. It is one of the fastest growing technologies in the renewable energy industry. Solar water heating is for that reason a hot topic for manufacturers of solar collectors or solar domestic hot water systems. But as always, safety has to be taken into account with these new technologies. That is where Kiwa kicks in. We can help you to get your products certified. We test and certify your thermal solar products and check them for reliability, safety, performance and usability. When your product successfully withstands the certification trajectory, you will be awarded with the Solar Keymark.

Solar Keymark Scheme

When you want to market your solar collectors or solar domestic hot water systems in Europe, it is important to test your product according to the Solar Keymark(EN 12975 / EN 12976 / ISO 9806 / EN 12977). This standard details the general requirements for durability, reliability and safety testing and the thermal performance characterization of solar domestic hot water systems. When you have your products successfully tested and certified for Solar Keymark you must enter into a surveillance agreement to able to enter the market with your products market a Solar Keymark label. Afterwards an annual inspection takes place to renew the Solar Keymark certification. Kiwa reports and certificates are well respected by authorities, manufacturers and by the testing and compliance industry globally.

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  • Kiwa is a testing and certification body for solar thermal collectors (EN 12975) and systems (EN 12976). We can certify your products according to: The Solar Keymark: the European quality mark for solar boilers and collectors.
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  • When you have your products sucessfully tested and certified for Solar Keymark you must enter into a surveillance agreement to able to enter the market with your products market a Solar Keymark label.
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