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2.6.12 Installation of fuel cells

2.6.12 Installation of fuel cells Description A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that combines hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity, with water and heat as its by-products. As long as fuel is supplied, the fuel cell will continue to generate power. Benefits Installation of smaller stationary fuel [...]

2017-11-15T16:13:56+00:00

2.6.11 Installation of an Energy Storage System (ESS)

2.6.11 Installation of an Energy Storage System (ESS) Description ESS can actually store energy and use the stored energy whenever the need arises. Benefits It compensates the intermittency of renewable energy, such as wind and solar It helps grid system operators to maintain a constant frequency It can [...]

2017-11-15T15:50:33+00:00

2.6.9 Installation of micro wind turbines

2.6.9 Installation of micro wind turbines Description Air leaks can be located in all cavities present in the building. It is not simple to find all points of air infiltration, which are not limited to doors or windows, so sometimes it can be necessary to carry out the blower door test. In [...]

2017-11-15T15:29:01+00:00

2.1.48 Automatic control of mobile and flexible external devices

2.1.48 Automatic control of mobile and flexible external devices Description The measure consists in installing automatic devices which control the external solar shading systems, changing the inclination of louvres or the opening of blinds, awnings or shutters depending on the solar radiation, interior brightness and temperature, or depending on the time of [...]

2017-11-08T11:00:33+00:00

2.1.49 Use of Phase Change Materials (PCMs)

2.1.49 Use of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) Description PCMs could be used in external walls or in windows glasses to give more thermal inertia to the building. These types of materials are able to accumulate heat and then, after a determined period, release it changing its phase. Benefits Reduce peak loads in [...]

2017-11-08T10:59:29+00:00

2.1.46 Installation of solar shelf

2.1.46 Installation of solar shelf Description The solar shelf is a solar shading system which in addition to protect the building from direct solar radiation, it reflects natural light with its upper surface (painted with a flat finish) on the ceiling of interior spaces. Benefits Reduce the energy required for cooling and [...]

2017-11-08T10:53:38+00:00

2.6.7 Installation of smart meters

2.6.7 Installation of smart meters Description A smart meter is usually an electronic device that records electricity consumption in intervals of an hour or less and communicates that information at least daily back to the utility for monitoring and billing. Benefits Remove estimated meter reads and generate [...]

2017-11-08T11:19:22+00:00