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The new building for the ecological research institute contains many innovative sustainable solutions. Re-use of waste water, rainwater to flush toilets, but also generating algae for energy. Also, the geothermal solution is unique due to the combination of ATES and high temperature storage. Solar collectors and waste heat are stored in a low permeable layer at 295 m depth at a temperature of 45 oC....

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Ground coupled heat pumps are widely used in North America. However, in 2005, we developed the first open system with wells. We installed three warm and three cold wells (total capacity 1,000 kW). We overcame initial scepticism about the feasibility of such a large project. The client was impressed with our technical, theoretical and practical knowledge, highly efficient planning and project management, and the fact...

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The ministry of Defense in the US is willing to make their buildings greener. They have asked Andrews, Hammock & Powell, Inc. Consulting Engineers to demonstrate an ATES and BTES solution to one of their building in Georgia.   IF Technology has prepared and interpreted the results of the test drilling and based on this information an ATES well design has been made. An important role we...

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In the period 2006 – 2014 IF Technology started with a feasibility study and the pre-design of the ATES system. The permits have been requested by IF. In cooperation with the HVAC designer, the ATES systems has been designed by IF. During the realization of the ATES system we have done the supervision and the commissioning of the ATES.   Client: Isala Hospital Location: Zwolle, the...

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IF Technology supported the client to develop their business strategy for shallow geothermal energy word-wide. First, we made a technical and economical selection of the shallow geothermal options. Second, a country selection has made and then a general focus on markets, clients and business strategies. Finally, executable steps are given to start with the development of the shallow geothermal market in a selected number of...

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IF Technology is involved in the development, realization and operations of the ATES system. The ATES system of TU Eindhoven is the biggest ATES system of the Netherlands and as far as we know of Europe. The ATES system consists of 16 cold wells and 16 warm wells, connected by a heating and cooling grid. Each year new buildings are connected to the heating and...

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Wandsworth Riverside in a residential project in South-West London. ATES will be used for the cooling and heating of three mixed use buildings including 121 luxury apartments, associated affordable apartments and commercial space. The wells have been realized in the chalk.   IF Technology has made the pre- and detailed design of the entire ATES+HP system for the buildings and took into account the construction phases of...

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The Copenhagen Towers are famous due to the climate conference in 2009. In order to contribute to climate goals, the towers are using an ATES system for the heating and cooling. IF Technology has been involved to perform the design of the ATES system, including the wells in the chalk. Also, a contribution to the permit request has been done by IF.   Client: Sjælsøgruppen A/S Location:...

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Infracapital is a European infrastructure investor with considerable experience in infrastructure investments. Infracapital wants to expand their business in the coming years on the Dutch energy market.   IF Technology assisted Infracapital in the process to acquire a 60% stake in Eteck, one of the leading ATES ESCo’s in the Netherlands. The acquisition process was a close collaboration with ING (M&A), NautaDutilh (Legal) and Deloitte (financial).   IF Technology...

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IF Technology supported KEPCO introducing ATES in Japan. We started with education and training their staff and management. The three weeks workshop was partially held in Japan and in the Netherlands. Furthermore, we assisted them in defining the potential for ATES and the best way to enter the market. This led to the selection, design and realization of two full scale pilots in Tagasako and...

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