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2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system

2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system

Description

This measure consists in substituting each individual DHW system in a residential building by a sole collective system which supplies DHW to all the dwellings.

Benefits

  • The power required to supply DHW is considerably lower than the addition of the power of each individual installation

  • Fuel rates can be lower

  • Application of the accumulated hot water can be diversified

Limitations

  • Occupant acceptance

  • It is not an easy installation

  • Depending on the performance of the individual DHW system it may not be interesting

Economic assessment

Initial investment: high

Payback: high

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CHARACTERIZATION

Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices


Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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