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HYBUILD is an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, coordinated by COMSA CORPORACIÓN, which will develop two innovative compact hybrid electrical/thermal storage systems for stand-alone and district connected buildings.

HYBUILD aims at developing cost-effective and environmental-friendly solutions, while ensuring comfort conditions in residential buildings located in two different climates: Mediterranean climate where cooling is critical; and Continental climate where a stronger focus is put on heating demand.

 

Funded by the European Union

The HYBUILD project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement n° 768824.

Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness. It is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. 

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An innovative approach to Thermal Energy Storage and Self-Sufficiency in Buildings

The use of Thermal Energy Storage (TES) in buildings in combination with space heating, domestic hot water and space cooling has recently received much attention. End of 2019, the CHESS-SETUP H2020 project organised a webinar in which HYBUILD participated together with two other research projects RELaTED and SunHorizon. The presentation from the Webinar is accessible at the following link …

Evaluation of the State of Charge of a Solid/Liquid Phase Change Material in a Thermal Energy Storage Tank

A new scientific paper published by the GREiA Research Group (Universitat de Lleida) and the Center for Energy of AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) has been released on the Energies journal. Monitoring of the state of charge of the thermal energy storage component in solar thermal systems for space heating and/or cooling in residential buildings …

Selection of the Appropriate Phase Change Material for Two Innovative Compact Energy Storage Systems in Residential Buildings

New research results from the HYBUILD project have been published by University of Lleida – GREiA Research Group – in the Applied Sciences journal . The implementation of thermal energy storage systems using phase change materials to support the integration of renewable energies is a key element that allows reducing the energy consumption in buildings by …