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Publikācija: Application of Ground-to-Air Heat Exchanger for Preheating of Supply Air

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in conference proceedings indexed in SCOPUS or WOS database
Funding for basic activity Research project
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Application of Ground-to-Air Heat Exchanger for Preheating of Supply Air
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.1. Construction and transportation engineering
Research platform None
Authors Juris Sorokins
Anatolijs Borodiņecs
Jurģis Zemītis
Keywords Air conditioning; Air preheaters; Energy management; Heat exchangers; Motor transportation
Abstract This study focuses on assessing the contribution of the passive ground-coupled air heat exchanger system to decreasing the energy consumption of air conditioning and ventilation systems for office buildings in the Latvian climate conditions. The theoretical part of the thesis deals with methods of office building ventilation, supply air preheating and heat recovery as well as particularities of using ground-coupled air heat exchangers, their design parameters and their joint impact on the thermal performance. The engineering project part includes a ventilation system for an office building with an integrated ground-coupled air heat exchanger. By simulating energy consumption of the ventilation system for a duration of one year, the thesis analyzes the contribution of the heat exchanger to the overall energy consumption, which totals 9.53 MWh and 4.02 MWh a year, according to the desired parameters of the indoor climate. The possible alternative heat recovery solutions are investigated to reach by European Regional Development Fund project Nr. "NEARLY ZERO ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR UNCLASSIFIED BUILDINGS".
DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/90/1/012002
Hyperlink: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1755-1315/90/1/012002/meta 
Reference Sorokins, J., Borodiņecs, A., Zemītis, J. Application of Ground-to-Air Heat Exchanger for Preheating of Supply Air. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Russia, Khabarovska, 10-13 April, 2017. UK: IOP Publishing, 2017, pp.1-8. ISSN 1755-1307. Available from: doi:10.1088/1755-1315/90/1/012002
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