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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic Test case: multi-purpose house running 100% on renewable energy
As an important test case, an old nursery building on the outskirts of Ostrava was changed into a multi-purpose low-energy house for children, their teachers and families. The idea of the project was to study the possibility to increase building space and use technologies for low-energy building construction, including renewable energy sources (RES). The project realized a new, innovative and environmentally friendly energy approach – using solar energy, a
biomass boiler for wood chips, and an underground heat exchanger for heat recovery. Although the building area increased, fuel consumption decreased, and energy is 100% supplied from renewable energy
technologies.
Resource(s) downloads:
LG Action case_Ostrava_EN.pdf [LG Action case_Ostrava_EN.pdf, 413.22 kb]
Icon/category:
  • Plan Action
  • Implement Action
  • Renewables
Type of resource:
  • Case Study
Medium:
  • Electronic resource
Purpose:
  • Capacity development
  • Guidance
  • Implementation
  • Planning
Author: Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
Published in: 6, 2011
Relevant for:
  • Europe
Sector:
  • Municipal
Topic:
  • Buildings
  • Climate mitigation
  • Energy
  • Energy efficiency
Language:
  • English
Free to use: Yes
Energy Subject:
  • Electricity
  • Energy efficiency
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