E3S Web Conf.
Volume 14, 2017Energy and Fuels 2016
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||15 March 2017|
Energy savings due to building insulation of different thickness
1 Kielce University of Technology, Al. Tysiąclecia PP 7, 25-314 Kielce, Poland
2 Statistical Office in Kielce, Wróblewskiego 2, 25-369 Kielce, Poland
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In the plans of thermo-modernisation of historic buildings, strict requirements on energy performance are often relaxed. Detailed analyses are performed to select thermal upgrading technology that would ensure maximum environmental benefits while preserving the historic value of the building. The analysis of the costs of thermal upgrading with the use of heat-preserving plasters having different insulation properties is made for a coal-fired boiler plant. Optimal and advantageous ranges of insulation materials application are shown in reference to coal savings in boilers with variable and constant efficiency. Climatic conditions and environmental benefits are indicated.
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