New paper on geothermal energy published

Our latest paper introduces a tabulated tool that aids in the early design of geothermal systems, by providing estimates of the system’s efficiency according to the chosen energy piles field configuration and heat pump sizing. Direct link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110178 The paper can be downloaded FOR FREE for 50 days at this link:https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037877882031152X?dgcid=author Abstract Geothermal systems areContinue reading “New paper on geothermal energy published”

Special Issue “Energy Performance and Indoor Climate Analysis in Buildings” available for free download

Our Special Issue with MDPI titled “Energy Performance and Indoor Climate Analysis in Buildings” (18 papers) is available for free download here: https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/1828#Engineering #energy #Sustainability #Science #civilengineering

Sector coupling in urban districts – an opportunity towards decarbonisation

Sector coupling is a concept referring to the electrification of end-use sectors (e.g. heating and transport); it aims at increasing the share of renewable energy (solar, hydro, geothermal, wind, bioenergy, waste heat…) in these sectors.In practice, this is a strategy “to provide greater flexibility to the energy system so that decarbonisation can be achieved inContinue reading “Sector coupling in urban districts – an opportunity towards decarbonisation”

Two conference papers now published

The two conference papers on #energy efficiency in buildings I presented last May at the conference CLIMA 2019, #Bucharest are now published, with open access: Experimental study of radiator, underfloor, ceiling and air heater systems heat emission performance in TUT nZEB test facility Annual performance analysis of heat emission in radiator and underfloor heating systemsContinue reading “Two conference papers now published”