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economic viability of solar hot water heating for commercial applications

DCH Consultants Inc.

economic viability of solar hot water heating for commercial applications

three case studies

by DCH Consultants Inc.

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Published by Supply and Services Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementresearch report prepared by DCH Consultants Inc., Ottawa, Ont., for the Conservation and Renewable Energy Branch, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Canada.
SeriesReport ER 79-3
ContributionsCanada. Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Conservation and Renewable Energy Branch.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15100745M
ISBN 100662104994

The objective of this paper was to compare primary energy consumption and energy efficiency during the operation phase of different types and combinations of water heating systems in single-family dwellings. Systems with an electric shower, liquefied petroleum gas heater, and solar heater with electric backup were analysed. The analysis was performed by means of computer simulation using. According to the daily heating energy required for producing hot water, the solar fraction was less than 50%. The measured data also showed that the overnight water temperature at the upper level in the storage tanks exceeded 35 °C, indicating an improper operation of the auxiliary heater (energy waste) and low utilization efficiency.

Nov 09,  · Taiwan is an isolated island and depends exclusively on imported fossil fuels to fulfill its energy needs. In , the total domestic energy consumption was , × 10 3 metric ton of oil equivalent, in which the energy use in the industrial and residential sectors accounted for % and %, respectively (BEMOEA ).Moreover, utilization of renewable energy sources is critical for Author: Keh-Chin Chang, Wei-Min Lin, Kung-Ming Chung. Green roofs may be considered a passive energy saving technology that also offer benefits like environmental friendliness and enhancement of aesthetic and architectural qualities of buildings. This paper examines the energy and economic viability of the green roof technology in the hot humid climate of Saudi Arabia by considering a modern four bedroom residential building in the city of.

sending searching. Water for the production of hydrogen may be a problem in arid regions of the United States and the world. Passive heating and cooling of buildings. Approximately 20% ( kWh × 10 12 [19 quads]) of the fossil energy used each year in the United States is used for heating and cooling buildings and for heating hot water.


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Solar thermal systems particularly. The resulting numerical values are then compared with the corresponding ones coming from alternative hot-water production techniques. Accordingly, a quite extensive sensitivity analysis is carried out, in order to demonstrate the impact of the main techno-economic parameters on the fiscal behaviour of contemporary solar hot water production.

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This economic comparison gave out significant conclusions concerning the technology’s economic viability, which are going to be used for the SWOT Analysis that follows. Nov 09,  · A national subsidy program is one of the key elements for translating customer choice into a larger market share for renewable energies.

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Both zones must operate in the same mode (e.g., heating or cooling) at the same time. Water heating technology is well established and the needed development is largely to adapt the technology to use materials and manufacturing capabilities of the country in question.

Hot water for hospitals, schools and other such institutions and families could become much more widely available with these developments. The economic viability of composite construction increases with the number of units produced, where the cost of design development and tooling can be amortized.

For large renewable energy devices, the reduced weight of composite components when compared to metallic construction can greatly reduce transportation and erection costs. Downloadable (with restrictions). Following typical phases of any technology development, initially there have been research works focusing mainly on the solar hot water systems’ (SHWS) technology development then followed by economic aspects.

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