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Joulia-Twinline

A simple yet ecological shower drain with heat recovery

Joulia-Twinline

A simple yet ecological shower drain with heat recovery

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Publication Date December 16, 2020
From Switzerland
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 3-4 - Commercial Scale Up / Multiple commercial Applications

The impressively simple Joulia-Twinline technology proves that there is another way. By means of an ingenious heat exchanger module, the heat energy of the used shower water is reused to warm the incoming cold water mains. Thanks to this technology, the cold water arrives at the mixing valve up to 20°C warmer than before (from 10°C up to 30°C). Therefore, substantially less hot water is needed. By this simple means, a 4-person household can save about 1900 kWh per year. Joulia-Twinline is particularly performant in places where many people shower, such as sport centres, gyms, hotels or clinics. A single Joulia- Twinline can generate about as much heat energy as a 15m2 photovoltaic array would produce in one year (1'900 kWh/a). Showering with a clear conscience is thus both ecological and delightful. The sophisticated technology is concealed under a simple stainless steel cover. Because the heat exchanger cover also serves as a trap, the total installation height is comparable to conventional shower drains and can also be used in renovations. The technology is practically instant and cleaning is simple thanks to the easily-removable cover.

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Joulia SA

How can one shower in comfort while still saving energy? With Joulia, the shower drain with heat recovery.

Headquarters 2503 Biel, Schweiz
Type Company
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The Enterprise Europe Network

The Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow on an international scale. It is the world’s largest support network for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with international ambitions.

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CleantechAlps

As an expert for the innovation scene in energy and environmental technologies, CleantechAlps (Sion, Switzerland) is a hub for the cleantech ecosystem, connecting its stakeholders with relevant partners.

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