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CaGBC - English | Buildings: Thermal Energy Producers: Low-grade thermal district energy systems provide a means...

Home/Accueil CaGBC National Conference Conference Program & Registration Program Buildings: Thermal Energy Producers Buildings: Thermal Energy Producers Date: Tuesday June 12 Time: 11:00am – 12:15pm Room: 709, Metro Toronto Convention Centre Accreditation: tba Stream: Revitalizing Existing Neighbourhoods: Buildings and Infrastructure Topic: Buildings: Thermal Energy Producers This excellent session will cover current practices, and highlight specific profiles. Shifting buildings from energy consumers to energy producers is a significant milestone in the transformation of our cities towards urban sustainability. Low-grade thermal district energy systems provide a means for buildings to either draw or dump heat into a robust system. Unlike the electrical grid, peak loads can be easily absorbed by using the ground as a thermal battery. Low-grade systems allow more sources to ...

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