Heating challenge in very-low-energy residential house

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    Abstract

    A number of prospective heating solutions were investigated as candidates for application in future residential buildings. A target consumption assumed 75% less energy as compared with standard solution today (33 vs. 130 kWh/m2). The best-fitting and cost-effective district heating (DH) solution was searched and compared with life-cycle costs of other technologies popular today. Cost effectiveness of the energy saving measures depends on energy prices and on the pricing policy of the district heating companies. The reduction in heating demand and the resulting increased share of domestic warm water in the total heat load will pose a challenge for future DH network design. Therefore, co-ordinated designing of complete areas with appropriate sizing of pipes appears to have pronounced importance.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings Book "Nowoczesne rozwiazania w inzynierii i ochronie srodowiska"
    Place of PublicationWroclaw, Poland
    PublisherWrocław University of Science and Technology
    Pages311-316
    ISBN (Print)978-83-929704-2-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventXIII International Conference "Air & Heat 2011 Water & Energy" - Wroclaw, Poland
    Duration: 16 Jun 201118 Jun 2011

    Conference

    ConferenceXIII International Conference "Air & Heat 2011 Water & Energy"
    CountryPoland
    CityWroclaw
    Period16/06/1118/06/11

    Keywords

    • very low energy building
    • district heating
    • ventilation integrated heating

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    Klobut, K., & Shemeikka, J. (2011). Heating challenge in very-low-energy residential house. In Proceedings Book "Nowoczesne rozwiazania w inzynierii i ochronie srodowiska" (pp. 311-316). Wrocław University of Science and Technology.