OPTIMISATION OF SHALLOW GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS FOR AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS
Grant number: LP160101486 | Funding period: 2018 - 2021
This project aims to increase energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by optimising shallow geothermal systems in Australian schools. Shallow geothermal systems use the ground as a heat source and sink for heating and cooling. Their application to schools has the potential to harness energy from untapped resources such as sport grounds, reduce energy consumption by up to 75% and increase comfort and productivity of our children at school. An expected outcome of this project is to create a full scale physical model along advanced optimisation models which will allow better understanding of energy efficiency gains, and lead towards improving geothermal design techniques tailored ..View full description
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