Certification Bodies

Solar Keymark Network

Compositon of the SKN


Members of the SKN

The Solar Keymark Network is the operative framework around Solar Keymark. It consist of the Solar Keymark operators (certification bodies, test labs and inspectors) and industry representatives.

Tasks of the SKN

The tasks of the network are:

  • to maintain and continuously improve the Solar Keymark scheme rules and procedures;
  • harmonise practical procedures;
  • exchange experience amongst operators;
  • exchange information between industry and operators;
  • arrange comparative testing "Round Robin" amongst test labs;
  • nform about Solar Keymark;
  • list certified products;
  • list empowered and accredited operators

Financing the SKN

Until 2010 the network was financed by:

  • The Solar Keymark operators themselves;
  • The European Commission (ALTENER & IEE projects);
  • The European Solar Thermal Industry federation, ESTIF

The activities of the Solar Keymark Network are now financed by "Solar Keymark Licence fees". Though, the members of the SKN finance their own involvement in the Network.

The Solar Keymark Scheme Rules


The overall rules for the Solar Keymark certification scheme follows the general Keymark rules givene in the CEN docuemts below.

The specific Solar Keymark rules acts as a supplement to the general rules, giving the specific requirements related to the particular Keymark certification of solar thermal products.


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The Solar Keymark Network documents

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Solar Keymark products

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