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New Stakeholder Workshop in Austria – 8 May 2019

Stakeholder workshop Geothermal Energy and Ground Source Heat Pumps In Austria: ‘The Geofit solution’ Join us for an open panel discussion on the status of geothermal energy in context with ground source heat pumps and how the GEOFIT project is using the latest geo technologies for energy and cost efficient

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New Public Deliverable: “Geothermal – IDM for Drilling Processes”

GEOTHERMAL IDM FOR DRILLING PROCESS (DRILLING WORKS – MODELLING AND VIRTUALIZATION – GEOTHERMAL BIM INTEGRATION VISUALIZATION, MONITORING AND LIFE CYCLE CONTROL) Deliverable by IDP GEOFIT project creates the perfect interaction environment bringing together a set of different disciplines, technologies, knowledge and innovation. One of the main achievements of the project

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GEOFIT Lab Experiments

The Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH together with Groenholland are currently conducting the GEOFIT lab experiments for novel ground source heat exchangers: 4 collector types, 3 soils, 3 temp levels, heat injection/extraction, etc.

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Meet the Pilots: Aran Islands

BY AVRIL NÍ SHEARCAIGH The Aran Islands pilot site in this project is located on Árainn, the largest of the three Aran Islands on the west coast of Ireland. This pilot’s focus is based on residential buildings. The Killeaney Cottages, pictured below, were selected and invited to participate. Eight of

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GEOFIT WORKSHOPS: Galway & Aran Islands

At the end of January we held two workshops in Ireland linked to two of our pilot sites, one located in Galway and the other in the Aran Islands. These pilot sites have different characteristics and represent different challenges for the demonstration of our project. In this post we will

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Geothermal Energy in Ireland & the GEOFIT Solution

On January 24th was held at National University of Ireland, Galway, a CPD Event open to the public on Geothermal Energy in Ireland and the solution of the GEOFIT project. The presentation was led by Ric Pasquali, President of the Irish Geothermal Association, and followed by talks on the GEOFIT

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On Forecasting Energy Demand in Buildings

Article by Eurecat Building Energy Demand Forecast Methodology (EDCE) For the optimal sizing and determination of the HVAC system in a building, the precise calculation of the energy demand is an essential task, especially in cases of geothermal installations, due to the fact that the effort and the costs of

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Workshop in Perugia

From November 21 to December 6, 2018, a workshop was held at the Perugia demonstration site with the following objectives: to establish a channel of communication with local stakeholders, define their needs and requirements, include them in the design and finally gather information on the existing building. The workshop was

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