A review on solar assisted heat pump systems in Singapore
Amin, Zakaria Mohd & Hawlader, M.N.A. (2013) A review on solar assisted heat pump systems in Singapore. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 26, pp. 286-293.
A solar assisted heat pump is used for different applications, such as, water heating, drying and air conditioning. The unglazed evaporator-collector enables to absorb both solar energy and ambient energy due to low operating temperature. Three different systems are described: solar assisted heat pump system for hot water using an unglazed evaporator collector; solar assisted heat pump for hot water and drying, where evaporator collector and air collector are used; an integrated solar heat pump system making use of solar and ambient energy, and air-con waste heat. Unlike conventional collector, evaporator collector was found to have higher efficiency, 80% to 90%, and the coefficient of performance attained a value as high as 8.0. The integrated system leads to a reduction of global warming, as it uses solar energy, ambient energy and air-con waste heat.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Solar energy, Ambient energy, Heat pump, Integrated system, Heating, Cooling and drying|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Elsevier Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||14 Aug 2014 23:07|
|Last Modified:||14 Aug 2014 23:07|
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