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Warm Air Stored in the Summer Will Heat a Swiss School in the Winter

In icy climates, it's not unheard of to have buildings using stored ice and buy viagra overnight snow from the winter for cooling in the summer, but a new plan in Switzerland will turn that approach on its head.  Hoggenberg Campus in Switzerland is link for you how much viagra building a new phase of the school called Science City where warm air will be stored in the summer to be used for heating in the winter.

The plan involves capturing excess heat from appliances, computer servers, and even body heat during the summer and pumping it underground into two heat storage fields made up of 800, 200-meter-long, water-filled pipes.  Those pipes will be five meters underground, beneath and alongside the buildings.

The heat will be stored in the circulating water at about 46 - 64 degrees Fahrenheit.  In colder months, the heat will be pumped through the cheap cialis online system and electricity will bring the temperature up to levitra viagra online 86 - 95 degrees Fahrenheit for warming the buildings.

The campus and so-called heat-exchanger system won't be completed until 2020, but when it's done, the system, along with energy efficiency and insulation improvements, will allow the buildings to use electricity for only one-twelfth of its heating and cooling needs.

via PhysOrg

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Heat stored in soil
written by Carl Hage, July 15, 2010
This is really a ground-sourced heat pump for heating, and possibly just using circulating water without the heat for cooling. The heat is stored in the soil (not really in the water)-- 4 million cubic meters of it! "electricity will bring the temperature up to 86 - 95" means they use a heat pump.

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