Set of solutions for grid-connected and off-grid structures, such as residential, retail and more.
With 35+ years of experience with innovative technologies, knowledge protection, and valorization around the world, TK Self Sufficient is a white label platform, bringing access, via technology licensing, to fully packaged solutions for a variety of Self-Sufficiency markets.
Flexible and primarily focused on system integration, TK Self Sufficient aims at supporting the development of self-sufficient homes and villages, while preserving natural resources, generating less waste, and providing healthier living spaces for inhabitants. According to upscale environment standards and needs, TK Self Sufficient provides customized solutions in line with client specific objectives for grid-connected & off-grid applications:
Managing a building/housing unit based on its predicted performance over its entire lifecycle - inception through operation.
Retailers supported by a package of technical tools and dedicated services for surface management.
According to environment norms and needs, TK Self Sufficient provides customized solutions to specific commitments.
TK Self Sufficient provides solutions to promote autonomy and self-sufficiency:
Powering: Providing energy supply for off-grid/on-grid autonomy solutions matching environmental constraints and maximizing the use of renewable energies.
Purifying: Air and water supply are treated before and after cycles of use in all conditions.
Monitoring: Smart grid solutions connected according to usage and environment.
Analytics: Tracking, analyzing, and merging data through several ways.
Building & Structure: An eco-designed shell to embed all technologies into a coherent and self-sufficient housing unit.
To match with target characteristics and environment, TK Self Sufficient has defined the Self Sufficient Housing according to comprehensive and standard criteria such as:
Designed for up to 4 people.
A unit of approximately 70 m2.
Best-Class autonomy performance through a connected (on-grid) or disconnected (off-grid) energy supply network.
Can make up a village of up to 50-70 residential units (up to 300 people) grouped, connected, and managed together, with shared utilities.
Compliant with the most demanding standards in terms of performance such as:
Total primary energy consumption including heating, ventilation, airflow management, lighting, hot water production, auxiliary equipments, and electrical systems.
Insulation through absence of thermal bridges, aeration, and insulation coefficient.
The housing structure follows the whole design & construction process for every unit built:
Facilitating an industrialized manufacturing process
Facilitating the choice of appropriate raw materials (desired characteristics)
Supplying eco designed materials (production, recycling)
Smart design aiming at product simplification and construction cost reduction
Modular - easy mounting
Installation on any type of ground (various foundation options)
Using standardized industrialized components
Building systems and processes
Monitoring and recording energy consumption
Effective tracking of inhabitant’s health and well-being
Providing energy for structures according to target application sizes, objectives, and energy source capacities.
Several solutions exist and are adapted according to territory characteristics and consumption needs:
Water collection, management, and treatment are key issues for reaching effective autonomy. According to installation sizes, capacities, and standards, different technical solutions are available for different uses:
Domestic water (black, grey)
Specific use (medical, industry)
90% of our time is spent indoors. For self-sufficient structures, air management is supported by
Air quality analysis
To complete the last step towards sustainability, TK Self Sufficient provides a package of solutions to manage waste, such as:
Composting and recycling
Generating energy with a methane unit
TK Self Sufficient provides improved interfaces and support tools to efficiently operate a local grid with a number of variables to manage.
Information and data exchange to optimize system efficiency and security
Congestion and grid stability evaluation
Monitoring equipment health
Monitoring energy theft prevention
Monitoring control strategy support
With TK Self Sufficient’s real-time management platform, customization and adaption of the housing units to specific markets provide the best possible products and service-based solutions.
Through key partnerships across various channels, TK Self Sufficient can quickly answer the needs of the client while focusing on production and product management.
Supplying a frame that incorporates thermal, mechanical, and environmental characteristics according to the targeted territory’s needs.
Adapting commodity definitions, such as energy and water, to local capacities and consumption use.
Supporting utility use and efficiency by tracking and monitoring solutions in a dedicated environment.
Algorithms / Alerts / Learning for risk management
Ability to retrieve reports and analyze data for decisions
Ability to choose the level of management (room, house, town)
Modular construction (standardized industrial components)
Current standards compliance (Passiv'Haus, RT2020)
Adaptable roofing (flat or pitched roof according to needs)
Heating needs (< 15 kWh / m2 / year)
Total primary energy consumption (< 120 kWh / m2 / year including heating, ventilation, lighting, hot water, auxiliary equipment, and electrical)
Air-tight (n50 ≤ 0.6 vol / h)
Total gross water adduction needs (Western standards, per home / per year 90 m3/year)
Rooftop wind turbine (up to 500 kW/h/year)
Photovoltaic solution (efficiency up 20 to 32%)
Hydro-generation micro-turbine (6 to 60 KVA)
Energy management smart sensors and platform (Zigbee, Zwave, PLC)
Water treatment through Reverse Osmosis, Ozonation, Deionization, Bio-filters, and Activated Carbon Filters
Air ventilation air intake and treatment with Plasma, UV, and Charcoal Filtration (60 to 25000 m3/h)
Waste management with composting / recycling systems (natural organic waste) and storage facilities (non-hazardous waste)
TK Self Sufficient’ services are available via several types of licensing agreements. These are all nonexclusive and tailored to the needs of the many different markets in which they are deployed.
TK Self Sufficient is paid a license fee to embed, use, and customize software to meet the needs of the Licensee and reserve access to the system. A fee-for-service in the form of a royalty is paid to TK Self Sufficient based on the effective deployment of services.
The TK-Self Sufficient system is customizable to meet the demands of all users, large or small, residential, commercial, or industrial, in all fields from real estate to retail, without sacrificing security.
TK Self Sufficient has the ability to immediately ramp up production of its hardware or software to meet large demands, while guaranteeing product quality, smooth logistics, and the security of the clients.
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