Micro-CHP in buildings

Ground source heat pumps - IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter vol. 33, No.3/2015

News and views in the recently released issue of the Heat Pump Centre NewsletterOf all heat pump types, ground source heat pumps generally give the largest energy savings. However, they also generally require the largest initial investments; thus,...

IEA Heat Pump Centre Pump (HPC) Newsletter vol. 33 No. 2/2015: Space cooling

There is one heat pumping technology with a very large number of users worldwide which is not normally thought of as a heat pump application. This heat pumping technology is Air Conditioning (AC) or more correctly, space cooling.  In this issue of...

Ground source heat pumps - IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter vol. 33, No.3/2015

News and views in the recently released issue of the Heat Pump Centre NewsletterOf all heat pump types, ground source heat pumps generally give the largest energy savings. However, they also generally require the largest initial...

IEA Heat Pump Centre Pump (HPC) Newsletter vol. 33 No. 2/2015: Space cooling

There is one heat pumping technology with a very large number of users worldwide which is not normally thought of as a heat pump application. This heat pumping technology is Air Conditioning (AC) or more correctly, space cooling.  In this...

The benefits of micro-CHP

This report highlights how micro combined heat and power (micro-CHP) technologies empower consumers to produce their own low-carbon heat and electricity in an efficient manner, offering significant benefits for society in terms of...

European supply chain Report for Fuel Cell micro CHP systems

A report published as part of the ene.field project analyses the European supply chain for fuel cell micro-CHP and identifies three main challenges facing the fuel cell micro-CHP supply chain in Europe. The most seriously limiting factor...

Autoconsommation: opportunité ou vraie fausse piste? (énergies renouvelables électriques)

This position paper from HESPUL, a French Association for the development of the use of renewable energy sources (especially solar PV), gives an analysis and provides recommendations about the self-consumption of electricity produced...

Practical experience with a fuel cell unit for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation on the building level

Introduction The previous REHVA Journal article “Micro-Combined Heat and Power (Micro-CHP) Appliances for one- or two-family houses for more energy efficiency” described the common technologies “Stirling Engine”,” Internal...

Veille sur les technologies émergentes de chauffage, ventilation, climatisation, production d'ECS

This report from the French Program RAGE 2012 provides the results of a technological survey operated in July 2012 by CETIAT about innovative HVAC systems for buildings. It covers: hybrid systems (heat pump + boiler), micro-CHP, very low...

IEA ECBES Annex 42 The Simulation of Building-Integrated Fuel Cell and Other Cogeneration Systems (COGEN-SIM) - Final Report