J.S. Katsanis, P.G. Halaris, G.N. Malahias, and P.D. Bourkas (Greece)
Energy Consumption, Hospital, Cogeneration, Heating.
A Surrounding building surface (m2
DD degree days during a month (o
ef energy saving factor
L Monthly heating load (GJ/mo)
P Power (kW)
U heat transmission factor (kWh/m2
bUA)( Product of mean coefficient of
thermal losses with the surrounding
building surface (W/o
w / thermal to power ratioTW EW
apparatusW annual electric energy per unit
floor area (p.u.f.a) (kWh/m2
In this work a satisfactory estimation of energy
consumption is given for lighting, electric apparatus,
elevators and heating in Hellenic and European hospitals.
This estimation can contribute to the evaluation of
applications of cogeneration systems in hospitals.