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Innovative compact HYbrid electrical/thermal storage systems for low energy BUILDings


Functional requirements specification

Definition of the system operation and the system layout for advanced control prototyping and the development of the BEMS

Smart system algorithms

Description of the algorithms developed, mathematical representation of the building/plant system, definition of inputs, outputs, and optimization objectives, algorithms for the exploration of the space of possible solutions for predictive control.

DC driven compression heat pump tests successful

Installation and stand-alone operation of the two DC powered compression heat pumps with validation of the DC inverter/ and bus controller

Communication plan

Communication plan for the project to ensure maximum and visibility and impact of the project outcomes.

Dissemination and exploitation plan

Dissemination and exploitation plan for the project to ensure maximum and visibility and impact of the project outcomes.

Configuration of the hard- and software interfaces of the DCS finished

Description of describes the connection of drives, controls and measurements to the industrial process control system (PCS), its configuration, development of the human machine interface and interface to software for advanced control and simulation.

Internal and external communication strategy

Strategy including objectives, target audience, message, communication activities and tools needed to answer the communication targets.

Data Management Plan (DMP)

First draft of the DMP will all pertinent regulations of data management, access, preservation, etc.

Modular flow sheet simulation of the hybrid (sub-)system

Description of the integration of the generic dynamic unit and component models in a basic dynamic flowsheet simulation. This flowsheet is the hybrid sub-system defined by the core components of the hybrid storage, that are the high temperature latent storage and DC driven heat pump and electrical battery.

Stakeholder advisory board description of tasks and composition

SHAB composition (with proof of acceptance by members) and description of its functions.

HYBUILD business model

Report documenting the project level business model canvasing and market analysis results with the intent of facilitating project replication planning activities.

Full hybrid storage integrated

Description of the integration phase of the hybrid storage, with particular focus on the hydraulic and electric integration of the main components

Report on performance tests on the operation of the electrical energy storage

- Installation and test of the electrical energy storage under lab-controlled operating conditions.

HYBUILD optimised building management system

Releasing of the implemented BEMS according to the performed optimization procedure.

Report on adsorber/desorber and evaporator/condenser design and manufacturing

Final design of the adsorption thermal storage module: adsorber, evaporator and condenser and components manufacturing.

Technical and market review codes studies, national and European certification frameworks

Report with a deep review of codes and certification framework.

HYBUILD Flipbook

Flipbook (online interactive environment) populated by project watch activity results.

Web-based platform

Web-site for external communication and dissemination, and for internal information management.

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Evaluation of thermal comfort and energy performance of a case study in vernacular architecture of Cyprus

Author(s): Heracleous, Chryso; Michael, Aimilios; Charalambous, Chrysanthos; Efthymiou, Venizelos; Heracleous, Chryso; Michael, Aimilios; Charalambous, Chrysanthos; Efthymiou, Venizelos
Published in: 35th PLEA CONFERENCE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN Planning Post Carbon Cities, Issue 2, 2020

Dynamic Modelling of a Hybrid Solar Thermal/Electric Storage System for Application in Residential Buildings

Author(s): Andrea Frazzica, Valeria Palomba, Francesco Sergi, Marco Ferraro, Luisa F. Cabeza, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Eduard Orò, Sotirios Karellas, Stratis Varvagiannis, Johann Emhofer, Tilman Barz
Published in: Proceedings of EuroSun 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-12
DOI: 10.18086/eurosun2018.11.03

Experimental study of a fin-and-tube heat exchanger working as evaporator in subatmospheric conditions

Author(s): Valeria Palomba, Andrea Frazzica
Published in: Applied Thermal Engineering, Issue 175, 2020, Page(s) 115336, ISSN 1359-4311
DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2020.115336

Evaluation of in-situ coated porous structures for hybrid heat pumps

Author(s): V. Palomba, W. Lombardo, A. Groβe, R. Herrmann, B. Nitsch, A. Strehlow, R. Bastian, A. Sapienza, A. Frazzica
Published in: Energy, Issue 209, 2020, Page(s) 118313, ISSN 0360-5442
DOI: 10.1016/

Performance Study of Direct Integration of Phase Change Material into an Innovative Evaporator of a Simple Vapour Compression System

Author(s): Boniface Dominick Mselle, David Vérez, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Emiliano Borri, Luisa F. Cabeza
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/13, 2020, Page(s) 4649, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10134649

Evaluation of the State of Charge of a Solid/Liquid Phase Change Material in a Thermal Energy Storage Tank

Author(s): Gabriel Zsembinszki, Christian Orozco, Jaume Gasia, Tilman Barz, Johann Emhofer, Luisa F. Cabeza
Published in: Energies, Issue 13/6, 2020, Page(s) 1425, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13061425

Energy assessment based on semi-dynamic modelling of a photovoltaic driven vapour compression chiller using phase change materials for cold energy storage

Author(s): Efstratios Varvagiannis, Antonios Charalampidis, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Sotirios Karellas, Luisa F. Cabeza
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 163, 2021, Page(s) 198-212, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.08.034

Phenomenological modelling of phase transitions with hysteresis in solid/liquid PCM

Author(s): Tilman Barz, Johannn Emhofer, Klemens Marx, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Luisa F. Cabeza
Published in: Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Issue 12/6, 2019, Page(s) 770-788, ISSN 1940-1493
DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2019.1657953

Selection of the Appropriate Phase Change Material for Two Innovative Compact Energy Storage Systems in Residential Buildings

Author(s): Gabriel Zsembinszki, Angel G. Fernández, Luisa F. Cabeza
Published in: Applied Sciences, Issue 10/6, 2020, Page(s) 2116, ISSN 2076-3417
DOI: 10.3390/app10062116

Hybrid Adsorption-Compression Systems for Air Conditioning in Efficient Buildings: Design through Validated Dynamic Models

Author(s): Valeria Palomba, Efstratios Varvagiannis, Sotirios Karellas, Andrea Frazzica
Published in: Energies, Issue 12/6, 2019, Page(s) 1161, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12061161

Identification of Phase Fraction–Temperature Curves from Heat Capacity Data for Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer in Commercial Paraffin Waxes

Author(s): Tilman Barz, Johannes Krämer, Johann Emhofer
Published in: Energies, Issue 13/19, 2020, Page(s) 5149, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13195149

Sun and Thermal Energy: Europe’s Precious Energy Sources for Efficient Industries and Buildings

Author(s): Serena Scotton, Régis Decorme, Marco Calderoni, Sergio Valentino Costa, Alessandra Cuneo, Andrea Frazzica, Stefano Barberis, Federica Fuligni, Francesco Martinelli, Fabio Magrassi
Published in: Proceedings, Issue 20/1, 2019, Page(s) 3, ISSN 2504-3900
DOI: 10.3390/proceedings2019020003