Innovative Zero-energy Building in Lavrion
An old pasta factory in Lavrion has been successfully transformed into the first 100% zero-energy building based on RES and hydrogen consumption in Greece.
The 5,400 square-feet building is situated at the Lavrion Crafts and Industry Park and has recently been fully transformed. The project was based on a study undertaken by the National Technical University of Athens.
The building is powered by six wind generators and several photovoltaic panels, but its major innovation is its boiler, which uses hydrogen to store RES energy and is the first of its kind worldwide. This innovative fuel cell ensures five days of autonomy, while it can heat large amounts of water and provide heating for the whole building.
(Wednesday, November 30, 2011)
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