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Engineering, computing & technology : Energy
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/117555
Numerical simulation and performance assessment of an absorption solar air-conditioning system coupled with an office building
English
Thomas, Sébastien [Université de Liège - ULg > DER Sc. et gest. de l'environnement (Arlon Campus Environ.) > Surveillance de l'environnement >]
Andre, Philippe mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > DER Sc. et gest. de l'environnement (Arlon Campus Environ.) > Monitoring et simulation énergétique des bâtiments >]
Sep-2012
Building Simulation: An International Journal
Springer
5
3
Topical Issue on System Simulation in Buildings: Selected Papers from SSB’2010 Conference
243-255
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1996-3599
1996-8744
[en] solar cooling ; absorption ; trnsys
[en] To minimize environmental impact and CO2 production associated with air-conditioning, it is reasonable to evaluate the prospects of a clean energy source. Solar energy, via thermal collectors can provide a part of the heating needs. Moreover, it can drive absorption chiller in order to satisfy the cooling needs of buildings. The objective of the work is to evaluate accurately the energy consumption of an air-conditioning system including a solar driven absorption chiller. The complete simulation environment includes the absorption chiller itself, the cooling tower, the solar collectors field, heater, storage devices, pumps, heating-cooling distribution, emission system and building. A decrease of primary energy consumption of 22% for heating and cooling is reached when using a solar air-conditioning system instead of classical heating and cooling devices. The modelling of each subsystem is detailed. TRNSYS software modular approach provides the possibility to model and simulate this complete system.
Researchers ; Professionals
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/117555
10.1007/s12273-012-0060-0
http://www.springerlink.com/content/q574r5226q1576l4/

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