In a new paper, Dr Guangling Zhao and colleagues undertook an economic analysis of the Active Office’s building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and energy storage. It showed… Read More »An Economic Analysis of the Active Office’s Integrated PV and Batteries
Building Energy Systems
Buildings account for around 40% of global carbon emissions. Solar cell technology integrated with the built environment offers an opportunity to make a significant difference… Read More »Emerging PV for a Low Carbon Built Environment Webinar Plus Q & A – What Did You Want to Know?
In this blog Data Systems Technician, Luke Ardolino, looks at the Active Office energy data at a high level to see what changes have made to our energy usage profile.
Having been running for 3 years, the Energy Storage System (ESS) in The Active Classroom is now being renewed to meet fresh challenges such as new electric vehicle charging ports, Demand Side Response projects, and energy sharing with its sister building, The Active Office.
This series of articles is a partnership between SPECIFIC, SUNRISE and the Active Building Centre. Our projects work with academic, industry and community partners in… Read More »The Active Classroom: still providing insights and performing well…
(Written by Joanna Clarke, Buildings Integration Manager at SPECIFIC) The Active Office is now occupied by members of the new Active Building Centre (ABC) team,… Read More »Active Office: Occupied & Generating Electricity AND Heat via PV-T
[Written by Nigel Morris, Electric Vehicle Integration Manager] The amazing achievements of the Active Classroom and Active Office embody what SPECIFIC does, we aim to… Read More »Electric Vehicles & Local Energy Systems
The UK’s first energy-positive office, which generates more solar energy than it consumes, will be opened at Swansea University on 21st June.