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WAVE Micro-Power-Plant that Supplies Electricity as Well as Heat Is Approaching the Market

The WAVE micro-power-plant has been proven effective in production and it approaches the market. The first place to try it was in Mikolajice near Opava where it supplies the municipal office, store and fire station with heat and electricity. The...

Thermal Comfort: Advanced Management of Heating and Cooling in Buildings

CTU UCEEB experts presented the results of their case study related to the perception of temperature conditions inside a building. The study shows what heating system is the most comfortable one for users. The data acquired will serve for the...

CTU UCEEB: By Photographing the Sky, We Can Predict the Intensity of Solar Irradiance with Higher Precision

Experts of the University Centre for Energy-Efficient Building of the Czech Technical University are developing a special device, so-called skyscanner, which photographs the sky and predicts the production of electric energy by photovoltaic panels...

Rain Garden Can Be an Efficient Solution for Drought and Overheated Cities

High temperatures and extreme droughts during the summer season have negative impact on the quality of life of city inhabitants. Concrete buildings and their asphalted surroundings accumulate very much heat, resulting in so-called heat islands. We...