This document presents a study for examining the viability of hybrid ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems that use solar thermal collectors as the supplemental component in heating dominated buildings.
IBPSA 2009 - Glasgow, Scotland
International Building Simulation Conference 2009, Glasgow, Scotland.
Contains 307 papers.
The mathematical model and design software tool KOLEKTOR 2.2 with user-friendly interface for detailed modeling of solar thermal flat-plate collectors has been built and experimentally validated for different solar thermal flat-plate collector con
Since naturally ventilated buildings respond to site conditions and microclimate, there is no ”one set of spe-cific criteria” for every naturally ventilated building.
Energy and thermal comfort evaluation for different passive solutions in a kindergarten in summer conditions | 2009 | English
In this work a numerical model, which simulates the buildings thermal response with complex topology and evaluates the indoor environment comfort, in transient conditions, is used in the energy and thermal comfort evaluation for different passive
Performance evaluation of an air-to-air heat pump coupled with temperate air-sources integrated into a dwelling | 2009 | English
An inverter-driven air-to-air heat pump model has been developped and implemented in the thermal simulation tool COMFIE, in order to compare the seasonal performance of a variable capacity air-to-air heat pump coupled with temperate air sources (
The main objective of this study is to develop and validate a systematic methodology to model a system of buried pipes, assisted by a solar chimney to promote the natural ventilation, in the whole building simulation software ESP-r (Clarke 2001),
The mathematic models for thermal, and PV solar power inserted in the ESP-r, which is the integrating building energy and environment simulation tool, were verified with the measured da ta.
This paper presents a methodology to evaluate the influence of different components of the annual heating and cooling load of buildings, analyzing the energy performance of building surfaces that are exposed to different weather conditions.
Indoor thermal comfort and energy efficiency of various air-conditioning schemes for museum buildings | 2009 | English
In museum buildings, air conditioning systems with precise thermal-hygrometric control of indoor environment are necessary for preventing degradation of artworks and providing a pleasant thermal environment for visitors.
Thermal performance of earth-air heat exchanger for reducing cooling energy demand of office buildings in the United Kingdom | 2009 | English
There is a rising demand for conventional mechanical cooling systems in UK buildings over the last 10 years, which is due to increase in building internal and solar heat gains.
Application of radiant cooling in different climates: assessment of office buildings through simulation | 2009 | English
The energy performance of radiant slab cooling relative to conventional air systems to be clarified for climates from cold and dry to very hot and humid.
Energy saving effect of high-efficiency technologies in industrial cooling plant system | 2009 | English
This paper is concerned with energy saving effect of high-efficiency technologies in an industrial cooling plant system.
The operation of air-cooled chillers accounts for significant energy consumption in local commercial buildings, and low operational efficiency especially under partial load conditions and poor control are part of reasons for such huge energy consu
One of the major factors in HVAC design is the occupant load, both in terms of heat gains and fresh air needs.
Energy saving potential of cooperative operation between district heating and cooling plant and building HVAC systems | 2009 | English
District heating and cooling (DHC) systems show a great potential to save energy.
Experimental verification of predictive and optimum HVAC control system applying the open platform to the school building | 2009 | English
One of the most effective methods to reduce energy consumption in buildings is to install the advanced HVAC equipments and to control them properly.
Performance comparison of temperature and humidity independent control air-conditioning system and the conventional air-conditioning system | 2009 | English
This article introduces two system models to simulate the energy performance of the temperature and humidity independent control air-conditioning system (THICS) and the conventional air-conditioning system (CAS).
Raising evaporative cooling potentials using combined cooled ceiling and high temperature cooling storage | 2009 | English
Evaporative cooling is able to generate the cooling medium at a temperature approaching to the ambient wet bulb temperature.
Human environmental heat transfer simulation with CFD – The advances and challenges | 2009 | English
The modelling and prediction of human thermoregulatory responses and comfort have gone a long way during the past decades. Sophisticated and detailed human models, i.e.
The noise generated by the crowds and organized fans during sporting events has created a challenge for sport facility management.