Imperial College London

Dr Salvador Acha

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3379salvador.acha Website CV

 
 
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Location

 

c410Roderic Hill BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Publications

Citation

BibTex format

@inproceedings{Acha,
author = {Acha, Izquierdo S and Shah, N and Bos, J},
title = {Cost effective low carbon store analysis and replication},
}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

TY  - CPAPER
AB - This paper explores how low carbon buildings can be easily and cost effectivelyreplicated for a commercial retailer. The analysis investigates zero carbonsupermarkets using bio-methane combined heat and power (CHP). Results showthat CHP & district heating is the most cost effective design for a sustainablesupermarket. However, its implementation depends greatly on third parties and thusis not easy to replicate. The second best alternative is to use a CHP coupled with anOrganic Rankine Cycle (ORC) when the buildings heat-to-power ratio is below 0.5.Otherwise, a CHP with no heat recovery solution is deemed best. Overall, the mostcost effective ZCS projects are the ones implemented in stores with a high heat-topowerratio, high energy intensities and large surface floor area.
AU - Acha,Izquierdo S
AU - Shah,N
AU - Bos,J
TI - Cost effective low carbon store analysis and replication
ER -