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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

2.2.12 Installation of radiant ceiling cooling

2.2.12 Installation of radiant ceiling cooling Description Radiant ceiling cooling systems, also known as “chilled beam” systems, incorporate pipes in the ceilings through which chilled water flows. The pipes lie close to the ceiling surfaces or in panels, and they cool the room via natural convection and radiation heat transfer. [...]

2017-11-15T08:32:48+00:00

2.2.8 Installation of a desiccant dehumidification system

2.2.8 Installation of a desiccant dehumidification system Description Desiccant dehumidification and cooling involves using a material (desiccant) that removes moisture from air and is regenerated using heat. Desiccant systems in HVAC applications are used primarily where simultaneous maintenance of temperature and humidity control is an important benefit to the user. [...]

2017-11-15T08:21:02+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

2.1.52 Convert traditional in motorized roller shutters

2.1.52 Convert traditional in motorized roller shutters Description This measure consists in installing motorized roller shutter instead of traditional ones to avoid thermal bridge considering that motorized roller shutters eliminate the roller tape guide. Benefits Reduce the energy required for heating and cooling Increase thermal comfort [...]

2017-11-08T11:22:39+00:00

2.1.50 Installation of a green wall

2.1.50 Installation of a green wall Description Green walls are self-sufficient vertical garden with a structure system anchored to the external wall of the building. The plants of the vertical garden receive water and nutrient from the structure which support them. Benefits Increase thermal inertia of the [...]

2017-11-08T11:16:58+00:00

2.1.51 Convert courtyards into atriums

2.1.51 Convert courtyards into atriums Description This measure consists in transforming open courtyards in closed atriums through the installation of a glazed roof which could be totally closed or flexible and shaded or not. Benefits It could reduce the energy needed for heating and cooling through shading [...]

2017-11-08T11:07:24+00:00