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Design process of BISTS: Economics

Maurer, Christoph and Smyth, Mervyn (2017) Design process of BISTS: Economics. In: Building Integrated Solar thermal Systems - Design and Applications Handbook. (Eds: Kalogirou, Soteris), COST Action TU1205, pp. 223-228. ISBN 978 9963 697 22 9 [Book section]

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The economic benefit of BISTS (like BIPV) can be identified based on the direct economic impact, indirect economic impact, and qualitative value as outlined below.• Direct Economic Impact• Indirect Economic Impact• Qualitative ValueGiven the many variables and economic impacts, to physically quantify the value of any BIST system is a complex task. The following section sets out a general methodology, followed by a discussion of the challenges faced when applying the method.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Building Integrated Solar Thermal
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Built Environment Research Institute > Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST)
Built Environment Research Institute
ID Code:37534
Deposited By: Dr Mervyn Smyth
Deposited On:17 Apr 2017 11:40
Last Modified:17 Apr 2017 11:40

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