April 13, 2022
RES4BUILD Prototype Systems Testing

The operation and testing of the complete RES4BUILD pilot system has begun in order to validate the component and complete system models, evaluate the performance and validate the concept.

 

March 25, 2022
Publication: Performance assessment of a rotary active magnetic regenerator prototype using gadolinium

New publication: M. Masche, J. Liang, K. Engelbrecht, C.R.H. Bahl (2022) Performance assessment of a rotary active magnetic regenerator prototype using gadolinium.

March 21, 2022
Publication: Harmonic analysis of temperature profiles of active caloric regenerators

New publication now available: Jierong Liang, Marvin Masche, Kurt Engelbrecht, Christian R.H. Bahl (2022) Harmonic analysis of temperature profiles of active caloric regenerators, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 190

Feb. 15, 2022
Project case studies

The RES4BUILD project has several case studies based in the Netherlands and Poland. These case studies are part of Work Package 4 Co-design of integrated energy systems led by JIN Climate and Sustainability.

Dec. 9, 2021
Novel design of a high efficiency multi-bed active magnetic regenerator heat pump

New publication: S. Dall'Olio, et al. (2021) Novel design of a high efficiency multi-bed active magnetic regenerator heat pump, International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 132, Pages 243-254

Nov. 12, 2021
Performance analysis of a high-efficiency multi-bed active magnetic regenerator device

New publication: We present the performance of an active magnetic regenerator prototype with a multi-bed concept and parallel flow circuit.

Nov. 12, 2021
Experimental investigation of a CPVT collector coupled with a wedge PVT receiver

New publication: This new paper presents an experimental investigation of a photovoltaic-thermal solar collector (commonly known as PVT) that generates both electricity and heat from the same gross area.

Nov. 11, 2021
Pilot system installation in Greece started

The installation/assembly of the components, sensors and consumables of the pilot system in Greece (located at NCSRD campus) started began in October 2021.

 

Nov. 1, 2021
Summary: project videos to date

The RES4BUILD project has produced several short videos explaining the project and some of the main technologies and concepts behind it.

Oct. 18, 2021
Summary: project publications to date

List of the RES4BUILD project articles, publications, proceedings published to date.