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Energy-efficient hotel “Pluton” in Surgut

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Hotel complex “Pluton” is located in central part of Surgut. The total floor area is 3866 m² and  130 rooms. There is a cafe on the ground floor and on a lower floor 0.00 there is parking of 410 m². On the top building floors there is an exit to a spacious, well-furnished and landscaped roof which highlights the beauty and aesthetic aspect of the building. 

This building is an excellent example of combining technical and architectural-construction  solutions. Building structural scheme -  composite frame. Building facade is faced with engineered materials and glass.
Considering today's ecological situation and the fact that energy resources are finite, there are two problems to be solved: specialists in energetics should find ecologically-free energy sources; designers should optimize existing new technologically justified decisions in designing energy-efficient buildings. 

Besides, the unique design the building is distinguished by high technology: on the inclined part of the building roof (13×15 m) 9 rows of solar panels have been installed, 13 in each row, i.e. all in all, 117 solar panels providing energy for the whole building. Efficiency coefficient of solar panels depends on the sun ray angle. Sun ray angle to the horizon is specifically calculated for this area and optimal for geographic latitude and longitude. Solar panels is southward at 45-50°, which, in its turn, increases the effective sun energy conversion to 15-20%. This system could provide hotel facade illumination, continuous public service. Besides, produced energy from solar panels exceeds manifold energy, so this energy could be used by other consumers. This technical solution involves not only deriving a benefit as significant cost reduction of electrical consumption, but also decreasing payback period of solar panels as a result of connecting other consumers.

  1. Total electric energy amount produced by solar panel 20474kW/ hr for a year.
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  3. Solar energy is still the most expensive renewable energy source, but the cost is gradually decreasing, promoting its development. According to experts from International Energy Agency, in 40 years solar energy will produce about 9000TW-h or 20-25% of all required electricity, only under conditions of advancing level of sophisticated technology.  One must take into account the fact that appropriate installation of solar panels operate autonomous and effectively, and service life is more than 25 years. At the same time, as this system reduces energy consumption costs and doesn't affect the surrounding environment it can be considered as optimal economically efficient system.  
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  5. Project packaging is accessible as PDF  (2,82 MB), click link.