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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

2.6.8 Installation of a Geothermal Heat Pump (GHP)

2.6.8 Installation of a Geothermal Heat Pump (GHP) Description Geothermal energy uses the heat of the layers in the subsoil as a resource for air conditioning cycles. Because of its temperature stability, the subsoil is used both in winter and in summer for HVAC systems with radiant floor. The most recommended geothermal [...]

2017-11-15T15:29:54+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

2.6.6 Installation of an ICT system

2.6.6 Installation of an ICT system Description ICT has been identified as one possible means to design, optimize, regulate and control energy use within existing and future (smart) buildings. ICT could not only be used for decreasing the energy consumption in buildings, but also to create new business opportunities driven by the need [...]

2017-11-15T15:31:12+00:00

2.6.5 Installation of a Building Energy Management System (BEMS)

2.6.5 Installation of a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) Description BEMS are computer-based systems that help to manage, control and monitor building technical services (HVAC, lighting etc.) and the energy consumption of devices used within the building. They provide the information and the tools that building managers need both to understand the energy [...]

2017-11-08T09:17:49+00:00