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Future hydronic systems in buildings with variable energy consumer and generator components

 

Duration: 3 years

Start: 07/2015

End: 06/2018

Project partners:

Sponsor: BMWi – Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, promotional reference 03ET1298A

  Copyright: BMWi
 
  Copyright: EBC

Building hydronic systems for home energy supply currently requires individual planning for almost every aspect. This process is error prone and often leads to inefficient systems, although the single components are highly efficient.

In this project we aim to modularize recurring functions in hydronic systems in order to minimize errors and to improve the energy efficiency of the whole system. Pumps already possess capable electronics that will be used to control such a module, to communicate with other components and to support higher-level management systems.