Micro-CHP in buildings

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UK Government starts "central heating for cities" scheme to reduce energy bills

The UK government has announced that ₤320 million will be invested over the next 5 years in schemes to support (local) district heat networks in cities. Heat networks are already used widely across Scandinavian cities to ensure space...
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BRICKER demo site in Cáceres: energy-saving systems in occupied buildings

The challenges of integrating new energy-saving systems in occupied buildings   It can be extremely challenging to integrate technologies using renewables sources, such Parabolic Trough Solar Collectors (PTC), a biomass...
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22nd International Trade Fair and Congress for Heating, Cooling and CHP

AGFW (the independent German Energy Efficiency Association for District Heating, Cooling and CHP) and Euroheat & Power have joined forces for the 22nd International trade fair and congress for heating, cooling and CHP in April 2016.The...
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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...
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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...
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Building Simulation Conference 2015- BS2015

The 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) - Building Simulation Conference 2015 (BS2015)- will focus on advancing the practice in diverse disciplines of building energy...
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OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...
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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...