Munich / 01/16/2017 - 01/21/2017
Bau l Trade Fairs
World`s Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and System
BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems. It has proven itself as an efficient international contact and business platform for the construction industry. Practice-oriented innovations and interdisciplinary solutions for commercial and residential construction and interior work for both new-build and renovation and modernization are presented here every two years.
We look forward to your visit at the booth of the Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance in Hall C2, Booth 538.
Intelligent concepts for purification and distribution of water are required. Fraunhofer IGB has developed and designed a toolbox of technical innovations for a cost-effective, efficient and sustainable management of water in urban structures through the semi-decentralized treatment of water and wastewater streams and the utilization of their ingredients (biomass, nutrients). The processes are embedded in holistic infrastructure concepts and combined with energy and waste management.
The innovations can be adapted and combined to generate individually the most favorable solution for the specific needs of each region with no previous water infrastructure or areas and districts where old types of infrastructure can no longer be adapted to cope with new challenges arising from climate changes or population increases/decreases. Geographical and climatic factors such as the (seasonal) shortage of water in arid and semi-arid areas are also taken into consideration.
While generation of power and in several industrial processes large amounts of waste heat are surplus. Compact, adsorptive heat storage systems developed by Fraunhofer IGB can store heat energy, thereby bridging the gap between the time and location heat is available and when resp. where it is needed for heating and cooling applications. Here, heat energy is stored lossless by spatial separation of two components (e.g. zeolite and water vapor) and released during a physisorptive bond of both components when heat is required. The technology has the advantage, that very high specific storage densities can be achieved and due to the storage principle no loss of sensible heat occurs during the storage period. In a current project, the use of thermal storage technology is demonstrated in residential buildings dealing with waste heat from mini cogeneration plants bound in modular closed heat storage systems for later use.