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Energy efficient buildings with solar and geothermal resources

Author: Ursula Eicker
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : Wiley, 2014.
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Eicker, Ursula.
Energy efficient buildings with solar and geothermal resources.
Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014
(DLC) 2014006422
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Eicker
ISBN: 9781118352243 1118352246
OCLC Number: 858896945
Description: x, 593 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Energy consumption of buildings 1 --
1.1 Residential buildings 4 --
1.2 Office and administrative buildings 6 --
1.3 Air conditioning 9 --
1.4 Lighting electricity consumption 13 --
1.5 Influence of the urban form on energy consumption of buildings 15 --
1.6 Office buildings in an urban context 17 --
1.7 Residential buildings in an urban context 21 --
1.8 Site density effect 23 --
1.9 Climate effect 26 --
1.10 Albedo effects 27 --
1.11 Thermal properties of the building envelope 28 --
1.12 Solar gains and glazing 29 --
1.13 Building typology and urban form 31 --
1.14 Conclusions 34 --
References 35 --
2 Part A: Passive solar 37 --
2.1 Passive solar use by glazing 39 --
2.2 Transparent thermal insulation (TTI) 45 --
2.3 Heat storage by interior building elements 50 --
Part B Natural ventilation 67 --
2.4 Analytical methods for volume-flow calculations 73 --
2.5 Air flow network simulations 79 --
2.6 Ventilation potentials 83 --
2.7 Thermal comfort and energy savings in office rooms with controlled natural ventilation 89 --
2.8 Weekly simulations with dynamic boundary conditions 92 --
2.9 Natural single-sided ventilation with sliding windows 93 --
2.10 Annual simulations 96 --
Part C Daylighting of buildings 101 --
2.11 Luminance and illuminance 110 --
2.12 Visual performance and quality of lighting 122 --
2.13 Light measurements 126 --
2.14 Sky luminous intensity models 127 --
2.15 Daylight distribution in interior spaces 130 --
2.16 Calculation of daylight availability in buildings 139 --
2.17 Standardisation and calculation methods 142 --
2.18 Determination of needed artificial light sources 146 --
References 147 --
3 Solar and geothermal resource 749 --
3.1 Extra-terrestrial solar irradiance 151 --
3.2 Sun-Earth geometry 154 --
3.3 Equator coordinates 155 --
3.4 Horizon coordinates 158 --
3.5 Atmospheric transmission and spectral irradiance 762 --
3.6 Statistical production of hourly Irradiance data records 769 --
3.7 Global irradiance and irradiance on inclined surfaces 177 --
3.8 Shading 183 --
3.9 Temperature time series modelling 189 --
3.10 Geothermal resource 196 --
References 201 --
4 Solar thermal heating 203 --
4.1 Markets and economics 206 --
4.2 System overview 209 --
4.3 Systems engineering 217 --
4.4 Large solar plants for heating drinking water with short-term stores 232 --
4.5 Solar district heating 239 --
4.6 Modelling of thermal collectors 244 --
4.7 Storage modelling 269 --
4.8 Solar air collectors 277 --
4.9 Calculation of the available thermal power of solar air collectors 281 --
4.10 Design of the air circuit 293 --
References 296 --
5 Solar cooling 297 --
5.1 Introduction to the technologies 300 --
5.2 Technology trends 302 --
5.3 The absorption cooling process and its components 307 --
5.4 Components of absorption chillers 311 --
5.5 Physical principles of the absorption process 313 --
5.6 Energy balances and performance figures of an absorption chiller 324 --
5.7 Static absorption cooling model 335 --
5.8 Parameter Identification for the static absorption cooling machine model 340 --
5.9 Open cycle desiccant cooling 343 --
5.10 Physical and technological bases of sorption-supported air conditioning 347 --
5.11 The technology of heat recovery 359 --
5.12 Technology humidifier 368 --
5.13 Design limits and climatic boundary conditions 372 --
5.14 Energy balance of sorption-supported air conditioning 375 --
5.15 Closed cycle adsorption cooling 380 --
5.16 Heat rejection and auxiliary electricity consumption 395 --
References 477 --
6 Geothermal heating and cooling 479 --
6.1 Direct geothermal energy use for cooling and preheating of buildings 423 --
6.2 Indirect geothermal energy use 433 --
6.3 Geothermal heat exchangers for chiller heat rejection 437 --
6.4 Modeling of geothermal heat exchangers 439 --
6.5 Economics of geothermal heat exchangers 451 --
6.6 Performance summary on geothermal heat exchangers 455 --
References 458 --
7 Photovoltaic* 459 --
7.1 Structure of grid connected systems 461 --
7.2 Solar cell technologies 463 --
7.3 Module technology 464 --
7.4 Building Integration and costs 464 --
7.5 Energy production and the performance ratio of PV systems 466 --
7.6 Physical fundamentals of solar electricity production 467 --
7.7 Current-voltage characteristics 471 --
7.8 PV performance with shading 495 --
7.9 Simple temperature model for PV modules 498 --
7.10 Systems engineering 500 --
References 512 --
8 Compression chillers and heat pumps 513 --
8.1 Overview of heat pump and chiller technologies 515 --
8.2 Energy efficiency of heat pumps and chillers 518 --
8.3 Heat pump and compression chiller modelling 522 --
8.4 Case studies for photovoltaic compression versus thermal cooling 535 --
8.5 Conclusions on case studies for photovoltaic and thermal cooling 553 --
References 554 --
9 Thermal analysis of building-integrated solar components 555 --
9.1 Empirical thermal model of building-integrated photovoltaic 561 --
9.2 Energy balance and stationary thermal model of ventilated double facades 563 --
9.3 Heat transfer coefficients for the interior and facade air gap 567 --
9.4 Bull ding-integrated solar components (U and g values) 570 --
9.5 Warm-air generation by photovoltaic facades 573 --
9.6 Photovoltaic thermal collectors for heating and cooling generation 576 --
References 585.
Responsibility: Ursula Eicker, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

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