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Main Title: Application of customized absorption heat pumps with heating capacities above 500 kW: Project: VIVO, Warngau (near Munich)
Author(s): Zachmeier, Peter
Radspieler, Michael
Schweigler, Christian
Type: Book Part
Language: English
Language Code: en
Abstract: In 2005 a gas fired single effect absorption heat pump was installed at the area of VIVO GmbH, who runs a local civic waste collection point. Besides other recyclable materials, biodegradable waste is collected here and composted. During the composting process heat is generated due to aerobic biological processes. As the exhaust air from the rotting heaps has to be cooled down due to process reasons, the heat has to be transferred to an auxiliary medium. Until 2005 the heat was set free to the environment by free air cooling. The thermally driven heat pump instead utilises this heat and supplies heat on a useful temperature level to a local district heating grid. The local district heating grid supplies heat to office buildings of VIVO GmbH as well as to a nearby industrial area. Hence, the heat pump has two beneficial effects on this application, it cools down a process were cooling is needed and uses this energy for fuel saving in a heating grid, which runs basically on oil burners instead.
URI: urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-61872
http://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/5159
http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-4862
Issue Date: 2013
Date Available: 14-Jan-2015
DDC Class: 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
Subject(s): District heating
Gas-fired single effect
Heat pump
High temperature heat source
Thermally driven
Usage rights: Terms of German Copyright Law
Book Title: Thermally driven heat pumps for heating and cooling
Publisher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
Publisher Place: Berlin
Page Start: 81
Page End: 86
Notes: Part of: Thermally driven heat pumps for heating and cooling. – Ed.: Annett Kühn – Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, 2013 ISBN 978-3-7983-2686-6 (print) ISBN 978-3-7983-2596-8 (online) urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-39458 [http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-39458]
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