A hint of Gizeh in Lennestadt
Sep 22, 2010
Anyone travelling to Gizeh will – not surprisingly – see pyramids. But when travelling to Lennestadt in the Sauerland region, nobody would expect it and is therefore truly impressed when standing in front of the pyramids there. The energetic concept is just as surprising.
"It is not a place for simple, shallow minded entertainment. It is in fact a place full of sophisticated attractions, intended to awaken the interest in new topics and encourage the mind to reflect on certain aspects", according to Wolfgang Schmidt, constructor of the pyramids and company owner of RAYONEX and the bore rig manufacturer TRACTO-TECHNIK.
Additionally TRACTO-TECHNIK had the necessary Bore-know-how, so the decision to go for geothermal energy was made very quickly.
Water was used as a heat transfer medium inside the coaxial sondes. This is called direct heating and cooling, without adding a heating pump to the whole circuit. The geothermal heating and cooling load is 15 kW.
The addition consumption of sonde field 2 in comparison to sonde field 1 (with similar square metre quantities) can be explained via the busy visitor periods and the running of the snack bar inside the Galileo Park. For this reason the ...WP.???? is dimensioned higher. The consumption figures in sonde field 2 are only prognosis figures, as the park will only start to operate at the end of 2010.
|Sonde field||Area to be heated||Heat or cooling load||Costs|
|Oil only heating||Gas only heating||Power heating and cooling WP|
|1||Horizontal bores RAYONEX pyramids||1300 m².||32,6 kW||7500 €||8670 €||3100 €|
|2||Vertical bores Galileo-Park pyramids||1400 m²||63 kW||6900 €||7950 €||4290 €|
|3||GRD Slanted bore technologyPond set-up||200 m²||15 kW||3500 €||3950 €||450 €|
|4||Air - Water WPAnimal enclosure||130 m²||8 kW||2250 €||2600 €||850 €|
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