Heat Pumps in buildings

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What role does HVAC play in reducing Coronavirus risks in buildings?

As facility managers consider their reopening strategies, of course cleaning, PPE, and social distancing policies must be top of mind. But the role of the HVAC system cannot be ignored either. Can improved air filtration and better...
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Getting the most out of your heat pump

Your cold-climate heat pump can save a lot on heating and cooling costs. Whether your heat pump is ductless or centrally ducted, this new technology is different than the conventional heating and air conditioning systems that you’re...
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Great progress with innovative components of RES4BUILD’s integrated energy system to deliver on decarbonisation objectives for Europe’s buildings

The EU-funded RES4BUILD project is developing integrated renewable energy-based solutions that are tailored to the needs and requirements of users and installers. The project aims to increase the uptake of renewable energy solutions for...
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ASHRAE

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration...
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hybridGEOTABS: sustainable heating and cooling of buildings across the EU

HybridGEOTABS project has developed an innovative and clean technology for energy efficient and healthy buildings which combines thermally activated building system (TABS), a ground heat exchanger and heat pump in between both systems (...
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Upgrade DH project

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no 785014

The Upgrade DH project aims to improve the performance of district heating networks in Europe by supporting selected demonstration cases for upgrading, which can be replicated in Europe.   More specifically, the objectives of the Upgrade...
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The international Ventilative Cooling Platform - venticool

Main goal, scope and ambition   The overall goal of the platform is to increase communication, networking and awareness raising to mobilize the untapped energy savings potential.   The scope of venticool covers as well...
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MUSE GRIDS project

This Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement N. 824441

In recent years the energy paradigm is shifting from big-size centralized power plants to small-medium size distributed generation plants injecting power in a bi-directional power flow grid. For this reason, a new concept called “Smart...