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Thermal performance evaluation and optimal design of buildings with integrated air-based photovoltaic thermal collectors and phase change materials using the Hooke-Jeeves pattern search method

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Abstract


  • Over the last several decades, many low energy technologies have been developed

    and deployed to reduce building energy consumption. Among various solutions, solar

    photovoltaic thermal (PVT) collectors and phase change materials (PCMs) are

    among the most promising methods receiving increasing attention. This paper

    presents a thermal performance evaluation and optimal design of buildings integrated

    with air-based solar PVT collectors and PCMs embedded in the building envelope by

    using The Hooke-Jeeves pattern search method. The Hooke-Jeeves generalized

    pattern search is used to search for optimal solutions of the optimization problem.

    The variables optimized include the PVT air flow rate, additional wall insulation and

    PCM layer thickness. The optimal values identified by using the Hooke-Jeeves pattern

    search method for the PVT air flow rate, additional wall insulation and PCM layer

    thickness were 1359.4 kg/h, 3.0 m2·K/W and 0.03 m, respectively. The Coefficient of

    Thermal Performance Enhancement (CTPE) of the house reached 72.6% when the

    optimal design values identified were used.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Lin, W., Ma, Z. & Cooper, P. (2016). Thermal performance evaluation and optimal design of buildings with integrated air-based photovoltaic thermal collectors and phase change materials using the Hooke-Jeeves pattern search method. In P. K. Heiselberg (Eds.), CLIMA 2016: Proceedings of the 12th REHVA World Congress (pp. 1-10). Denmark: Aalborg University.

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Abstract


  • Over the last several decades, many low energy technologies have been developed

    and deployed to reduce building energy consumption. Among various solutions, solar

    photovoltaic thermal (PVT) collectors and phase change materials (PCMs) are

    among the most promising methods receiving increasing attention. This paper

    presents a thermal performance evaluation and optimal design of buildings integrated

    with air-based solar PVT collectors and PCMs embedded in the building envelope by

    using The Hooke-Jeeves pattern search method. The Hooke-Jeeves generalized

    pattern search is used to search for optimal solutions of the optimization problem.

    The variables optimized include the PVT air flow rate, additional wall insulation and

    PCM layer thickness. The optimal values identified by using the Hooke-Jeeves pattern

    search method for the PVT air flow rate, additional wall insulation and PCM layer

    thickness were 1359.4 kg/h, 3.0 m2·K/W and 0.03 m, respectively. The Coefficient of

    Thermal Performance Enhancement (CTPE) of the house reached 72.6% when the

    optimal design values identified were used.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Lin, W., Ma, Z. & Cooper, P. (2016). Thermal performance evaluation and optimal design of buildings with integrated air-based photovoltaic thermal collectors and phase change materials using the Hooke-Jeeves pattern search method. In P. K. Heiselberg (Eds.), CLIMA 2016: Proceedings of the 12th REHVA World Congress (pp. 1-10). Denmark: Aalborg University.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6621&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/5593

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 10

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.clima2016.org/welcome.aspx