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Proceedings of Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of IBPSA


Adoption Analysis of Distributed Energy Resource with the Climate Consideration in Hospital Facilities of Japan

Qunyin Gu, Hongbo Ren, Weijun Gao

Abstract: In order to realize energy conse rvation in t he building sector, distributed energy resource (DER) with efficient use of waste heat a nd renewable energies is expected to be widely introduced. In this study, a planning, design and management tool for DER system has been presented. Using the simulation tool, a case stu dy of hospital facilities under different climate conditions from Southern area to Northern area in Japan has been illustrated. In addition, economic and environmental effects of DER installation incl uding annual ene rgy cost savings, fuel savings, and carbon emissions reductions are quantified and compared throughout the country.
Pages: 1586 - 1591