Investigation of advanced solar assisted cooling for Australian commercial buildings
Ma, Yunlong (2016) Investigation of advanced solar assisted cooling for Australian commercial buildings. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis investigated the feasibility of different advanced solar assisted air conditioning systems for a typical medium office building in all eight Australian capital cities. The technical, environmental, and economic performances of each system have been analysed in comparison with the referenced conventional vapour compression cooling system using the whole building energy simulation software EnergyPlus. The research has concluded that solar cooling technology is technically and economically applicable in Australian climates which can contribute to reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Guan, Lisa & Brown, Richard|
|Keywords:||solar air conditioning, desiccant dehumidification, absorption cooling, building simulation, HVAC, Australian office building, EnergyPlus, building efficiency|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||08 Aug 2016 00:51|
|Last Modified:||08 Aug 2016 00:51|
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