Renewable energy produce inside campus

Renewable energy produce inside campus

1. Using solar energy to generate electricity

1.1      Office Division of Buildings and Grounds

– Installed 18 kW solar panels to generate 24,715 kWh/year of electricity.

1.2      Corridors connecting the student dormitory area

– Installed 1 kW solar panels to generate 1,190 kWh/year of electricity.

1.3      Jogging track at SURA Reservoir 2

– Installed 60 poles of 10-watt solar lights to generate 619 kWh/year of electricity.

1.4      SIRINDHORN WITSAWAPHAT Building

– Installed 10 kW solar panels to generate 13,731kWh/year of electricity.

1.5      Integrated Waste Management Building

– Installed 2.50 kW solar panels to generate 3,475 kWh/year of electricity.

1.6      Cow Slaughterhouse

– Installed 60 kW solar panels to generate 71,400 kWh/year of electricity.

1.7      SURAPAT Building 1

– Installed 50 kW solar panels to generate 59,500 kWh/year of electricity.

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Proportion of efficient usage of electrical appliances

  1. Efficient split type air conditioners mean

– Air conditioners with energy saving label 5 from the certification of Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

– Air conditioners not exceeding 27,297 Btu/hr must have a value indicating energy efficiency (EER) not less than 11.6.

– Air conditioners  27,296 – 40,946 Btu/hr must have a value indicating energy efficiency (EER) not less than 11.0.

– Split air conditioners with a cooling capacity greater 40,946 Btu/hr must have a coefficient of performance (COP) not less than 3.10.

– Auto Refrigerant Air Conditioner means Air Conditioner with Coefficient of Performance (COP) not less than 3.55.  and is an air conditioner that uses environmentally friendly refrigerants (R-32, R410A).

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The building design for energy conservation

The building design for energy conservation
  1. The design of the buildings within the university emphasizes the requirement of natural ventilation and external lighting for every building.
  2. The office Division of Buildings and Grounds is an environmentally friendly building design. Based on Thailand’s Green Building Standards (Thais Rating of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, TREES)
  3. The 10 specified and accredited Building Design (new buildings) for Energy Conservation from the Ministry of Energy are given bellow
  • Basic Laboratory Building for Science and Agricultural Technology
  • Basic Engineering Laboratory Building

–    Lower Northeastern Convention and Exhibition Center Building 1

–    Medical and Public Health Laboratory Building

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