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Testing Handpumps

Testing Handpumps

Type: 
Publication
Publication date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Pit Emptying Systems

Pit Emptying Systems

Type: 
Publication

This fact sheet describes the main technology categories used for emptying on-site sanitation facilities, whilst highlighting their benefits and disadvantages.

Innovative Use of Heat-Pumps and Solar Panels

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Product
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Technology: 

The housing company Karlskronahem has eliminated oil from its heating systems by installing a number of different types of heat-pumps in innovative ways. One installation involves the installation of air-to-water heat pumps in the attic of apartment buildings that supply heat down to an external temperature of five degrees. The air in the ventilation is recycled through the system for heat recovery. The company has also installed solar panels for electricity production in order to become more self sufficient in terms of energy.

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