Waste heat is heat which is a by-product of a process or operation which is not captured or recovered and is therefore not re-used in a secondary system.

Project Insights

  • €52,017

    Total Project Costs
  • 1 yr

    Project Duration
  • 2015

    Year Funded

Project Description

This demonstration project involves the development of a prototype waste recovery and injection system for a chicken broiler house with the intent of reducing the thermal spend by 50% p.a. The project involves energy harvesting and injection of heat via a heat pump to the chicken houses' floor.

Project Details

Total Project Cost: €52,017

Funding Agency: SEAI

Year Funded: 2015

Lead Organisation: Carton Bros

Partner Organisation(s): N/A

Tom Horan

Lead Researcher