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4th OptEEmAL newsletter published

The 4th OptEEmAL newsletter is now published. During the last months, we have worked on finishing the implementation of the different functional modules that form the OptEEmAL platform and preparing their integration through an integration bus. We have also been working on the development of the graphical user interfaces (GUI) for the interaction with the users.
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Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) retrofit design in OptEEmAL

Detailed design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and their control strategies is a key feature differentiating the OptEEmAL platform from state-of-the-art design tools. United Technologies Research Centre Ireland, Ltd. (UTRC Ireland) is bringing industrial experience and expertise into the development process of the OptEEmAL platform to implement HVAC and control designs guaranteeing optimal district operation. In this interview, Hassan Ridouane, PhD, Staff Research Scientist – Energy Analysis and Marcin Cychowski, PhD, Project Leader – Controls, are explaining how.
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