Micro-CHP in buildings

Case

Hollywood House, UK

The Hollywood House uses over 50% less energy than prior to the retrofit project, which has resulted in significant financial savings for the building’s tenants. The total cost of the refurbishment is estimated to be repaid in approximately 13...
 Initial situation:   The existing five-story building in Woking, England was constructed in the 1980´s and was not energy efficient with very high operational costs.  It is located in central Woking, which is a built-up...
Link

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme

The Microgeneration Scheme (MCS) certificates in the United Kingdom is an internationally recognised quality assurance scheme which demonstrates the quality and reliability of approved products by satisfying rigorous and tested standards. It was...
Tool

Cashback Calculator

This on-line tool from The Energy Saving Trust (United Kingdom) calculates financial savings for investment in wind turbines, hydroelectricity and micro combined heat and power systems.
Publication

Commercial micro-CHP field trial report

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland commissioned a field trial to assess the operation, performance and benefits of gas fired micro combined heat and power (micro-CHP) in commercial situations. Thirteen sites (both existing and new buildings...
Publication

Déploiement en France de l’écogénérateur

This slide presentation shows the role of an energy supplier for the implementation of micro-CHP units on the French market.
Publication

Micro-cogénérations et Smart Grids, quelle synergie?

This slide presentation explains the links between micro-CHP and the smart grids approach in the French context.
Publication

État actuel de la micro-cogénération - Freins au développement en France

This presentation gives an overview of the micro-CHP development in France.
Publication

Proceedings of the Workshop on energy efficiency: saving obligations, public building targets and the promotion of CHP

This document is the proceedings of a Workshop organised on 17 October 2011 by the Committe "Industry, Research and Energy" of the European Parliament. The Workshop looked at best practice examples in Members States and the cost of implementation of...
Publication number: PE464.453