Energy producing building generates more energy than it uses
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Researchers from Swansea University, Wales have designed the Active Classroom – a classroom capable of producing more energy than it uses. The Active Classroom has been running since 2017 and the collected data shows it can produce one and a half times the amount of energy it needs. As part of the second stage of their project, the researchers have now launched an Active Office. The new building sits next to the Active Classroom. The Active Office uses solar cells, a photovoltaic thermal system and lithium ion batteries to generate, store and release solar energy. Buildings account for a large…
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