This summer two of the ReCO2ST demo sites completed the renovation works and have entered the monitoring period.
In London a student hall of the Brunel University was renovated. The ReCO2ST technologies installed are the AeroPlant™ and Casetta™Aeroplant by Alchemia Nova, the Smart Window by Horn Vinduer, CPV developed at Brunel and vacuum insulation panels by va-Q-tec. Cool roof coating is also planned to be applied on the building roof.
Automatable bio-technical indoor air-treatment systems based on the air purification, cooling and humidification properties of specially selected plants. Casetta™Aeroplant (left) and AeroPlant™ (right) by Alchemia Nova installed in Brunel student hall
Smart Window; Smart Ventilation Windows integrated with solar energy harvesting, self-cooling and exhaust air heat recovery, developed by Horn Vinduer and installed in Brunel student hall.
Vaccum Insulation Panels (VIPs) developed by va-Q-tec during installation works.
Air- cooled CPV panels able to deliver 40% higher annual power production than a similarly sized conventional flat PV panel have been developed by and installed at Brunel.