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Thermal Energy Storage in Building Integrated Thermal Systems: A review. Part 1. Active storage systems

Navarro, Lidia, de Gracia, Alvaro, Colclough, Shane, Browne, Maria, McCormack, Sarah, Griffiths, Philip and Cabeza, Luisa (2016) Thermal Energy Storage in Building Integrated Thermal Systems: A review. Part 1. Active storage systems. Renewable Energy, 88 . pp. 526-547. [Journal article]

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URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148115304584

DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2015.11.040

Abstract

Energy consumed by heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) in buildings represents an important part of the global energy consumed in Europe. Thermal energy storage is considered as a promising technology to improve the energy efficiency of these systems, and if incorporated in the building envelope the energy demand can be reduced. Many studies are on applications of thermal energy storage in buildings, but few consider their integration in the building. The inclusion of thermal storage in a functional and constructive way could promote these systems in the commercial and residential building sector, as well as providing user-friendly tools to architects and engineers to help implementation at the design stage. The aim of this paper is to review and identify thermal storage building integrated systems and to classify them depending on the location of the thermal storage system.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Thermal energy storage (TES); Building integration; Active system; Phase change materials (PCM); Thermal mass
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
Research Institutes and Groups:Built Environment Research Institute > Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST)
Built Environment Research Institute
ID Code:32706
Deposited By: Professor Philip Griffiths
Deposited On:11 Jan 2016 10:48
Last Modified:08 Dec 2017 15:52

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