“EnEV Baupraxis”, the German trade journal for energy-efficient new and existing buildings published a comprehensive article about the possible applications of latent heat storage in buildings in its November/December 2016 edition. There is a particular focus on the structural and climatic preconditions for successfully using PCM products, such as construction materials with PCM, chilled ceilings […]
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Architects and TES planners had to wait a long time for the publication of VDI guideline 2164. It provides the basics as well as planning and calculation methods for designing Phase Change Material energy storage systems in building services. Passive panel heating and cooling systems (e.g. construction materials, components), active panel heating and cooling systems […]
The International Energy Agency Conservation Through Energy Storage (IEA ECES) Programme is pleased to announce the 14th International Energy Storage Conference that will take place in Adana, Turkey on 25-28 April 2018 at Cukurova University. You will find more details here.
CEGA – the congress for experts in technical building services – is going to take place in Baden-Baden (Germany) on 29 and 30 November 2016. The congress is a platform for providing updates from research and industry to planners, users and technical decision-makers in technical building services. It provides fresh momentum for heating, cooling, building […]
The first PCM Symposium as part of the demonstration project PCM Demo II is going to take place on 19/20 October 2016 in Kassel (Germany). The event is addressed to scientists, technical experts and users who develop, design and realise thermal systems. There will not only be an update of the current state of science […]
A new facility at Bristol Royal Infirmary features Armstrong Ceilings’ energy-saving CoolZone systeme and more. You will find more details here.
Dr. Mehling wrote an article about Estimation of the worldwide installed capacity of cold storage with ice and its effect in the electricity grid. You can download the complete article here.
On the occasion of the 13. International Conference on Energy Storage in Greenstock the following publication was released by Fraunhofer ISE Institute Freiburg on Standardization of PCM Characterization via DSC. You will find the complete publication here.
Many discussions have addressed energy savings for heating, but scientists warn: The strongly increasing worldwide energy demand for cooling, which may even exceed the demand for heating in the future, is not sufficiently considered in the current debate. PCM are a superb possibility to face this challenge in a cost-efficient and environmentally friendly way. They […]
For their innovative collaboration Air France KLM Martinair Cargo and va-Q-tec were selected for the Supply Chain Innovation Award; va-Q-tec Ltd. Business Development Director Katharina Wuensche received the Cold Chain IQ Newcomer Award. The Temperature Controlled Logistics TCL Award ceremony took place 26th of January in Frankfurt during the IQPC Cold Chain Conference. The public […]