The CCHP economic feasibility is evaluated based on the annual operation costs and simple payback periods
compared to a conventional system.
Average gas rates are used to find payback periods
and lifetime net savings of the solar installation, which allows for analysis of the location for solar energy suitability.
It is stressed in the statement that this does not mean that banks will stop approving consumer loans with longer payback periods
. However, banks are expected to respond to the National Bank's signal and help curb the rapid increase in this type of loans.
*Make recommendations for insulation and weatherization upgrades including estimated upgrade costs, expected annual energy savings, and approximate payback periods
. *Analyze the building for the feasibility of adding one or more supplementary air-to-air ductless heat pumps.
Metropolis secured a number of rebate incentives to save money on the improvements and shorten payback periods
. A rebate of approximately $650,000 was used on a $5 million multichiller replacement, which reduced the payback period
from nine to seven years.
The optimum face velocities for the cooling coils are surprisingly uniform for the different operating hours and payback periods
, ranging from 250 to 350 fpm.
Carbon Trust Wales carried out a full survey of the site and provided a detailed business case including predicted payback periods
and information on different funding options.
But the study showed that the most technically effective technologies can have high investment costs with payback periods
as long as 20 years.
The CD-ROM contains thermal and radiation property data and Excel worksheets for calculating solar radiation on surfaces positioned at any orientation, cost savings from solar systems, payback periods
, and photovoltaic system performance.
Murphy also realizes that the benefits of sustainable projects must be weighed against the costs and payback periods
of these investments.
And the companies estimated that 60% of those projects had payback periods
of three years or less.
While investors in mature markets are very active in this space, in India, interest levels haven't been as high because payback periods
are much longer, and more uncertain.