EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ON THE HYBRID SYSTEM OF HEAT AND COLD PRODUCTION FROM SOLAR ENERGY

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Stanisław GIL Bogusław GRADOŃ

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In recent years more and more energy is consumed in the European Union countries for summer air conditioning in buildings. This consumption will probably increase even more due to the predicted climate warming and the desire to improve the quality of life. At present final energy as heat and electricity is sourced mainly from fossil fuels. However, recently alternative renewable energy sources are increasingly taken into account as a result of efforts toward environmental protection and fuels savings. This paper presents results of the analysis of a hybrid solar-assisted heating and  cooling system for buildings in the temperate climate of West and Central Europe. Solar energy potential was estimated. The investigation were performed using a large scale laboratory installation, which contains an evacuated solar collector, a single-stage NH3-H2O absorption chiller and a hot water tank. The impact of the main system parameters on its  performance was analyzed on the basis of energy balances

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GIL, Stanisław; GRADOŃ, Bogusław. EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES ON THE HYBRID SYSTEM OF HEAT AND COLD PRODUCTION FROM SOLAR ENERGY. Thermal Science, [S.l.], mar. 2017. ISSN 2334-7163. Available at: <http://thermal-science.tech/journal/index.php/thsci/article/view/2235>. Date accessed: 14 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI151117166G.
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Received 2017-03-06
Accepted 2017-03-13
Published 2017-03-13

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