Heat Pumps in buildings

Hybrid-BioVGE project

Hybrid Variable Geometry Ejector Cooling and Heating System for Buildings Driven by Solar and Biomass Heat The Hybrid – BioVGE project is proposed with the primary objective to develop, design and demonstrate a highly integrated solar/...

IDEAS project

Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems The IDEAS project is creating an innovative building-integrated renewable energy system. As a result of IDEAS, it will cost less...

Hybrid-BioVGE project

Hybrid Variable Geometry Ejector Cooling and Heating System for Buildings Driven by Solar and Biomass Heat The Hybrid – BioVGE project is proposed with the primary objective to develop, design and demonstrate a highly integrated...

IDEAS project

Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced Climatically Tunable Renewable Energy Systems The IDEAS project is creating an innovative building-integrated renewable energy system. As a result of IDEAS, it will...

GEOFIT project

Deployment of novel GEOthermal systems, technologies and tools for energy efficient building retroFITting As retrofitting is a complex and global process where decisions cannot be taken in isolation, there is an obvious need to devise an...

The HyCool Project

Concept:   HyCool: Industrial Cooling through Hybrid system based on solar heat, is a project co-funded by the European Union, related to the “LCE-12-2017 (IA): Near-to-market solutions for the use of solar heat in...

THERMOS Project

Concept:   The overall aim of the THERMOS project is to provide the methods, data, and tools to enable more sophisticated thermal energy system planning rapidly and cheaply.   THERMOS aims to accelerate the development of...

Energy Ville Project

EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Flemish research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems. Our researchers provide expertise to industry and public authorities...

Energy efficiency and the cooling imperative

  The IEA estimates that by 2050 energy demand from space cooling will triple. Entering into force in 2019, the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol seeks to reduce the global warming impacts of air conditioners and refrigerators...

Database of mixed-mode ventilated transitional spaces

  Transitional spaces are meant as “a space in between indoor and outdoor climate, or between two indoor environments, which thermal characteristics can be or not modified by mechanical control system and where occupant may experience the...