Advances In Solar Heating And Cooling by Ruzhu WangAdvances In Solar Heating And Cooling by Ruzhu Wang

Advances In Solar Heating And Cooling

byRuzhu WangEditorTianshu Ge

Hardcover | June 24, 2016

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Advances in Solar Heating and Coolingpresents new information on the growing concerns about climate change, the security of energy supplies, and the ongoing interest in replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources.

The amount of energy used for heating and cooling is very significant, estimated, for example, as half of final energy consumption in Europe. Solar thermal installations have the potential to meet a large proportion of the heating and cooling needs of both buildings and industry and the number of solar thermal installations is increasing rapidly. This book provides an authoritative review of the latest research in solar heating and cooling technologies and applications.



  • Provides researchers in academia and industry with an authoritative overview of heating and cooling for buildings and industry in one convenient volume
  • Part III,Solar cooling technologiesis contributed by authors from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which is a world-leader in this area
  • Covers advanced applications from zero-energy buildings, through industrial process heat to district heating and cooling
Professor Ruzhu Wang has been Director of the Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 1993 and is a leading scientist in the area of adsorption refrigeration research and solar cooling. In recent years he has also had a deep involvement in green building energy systems. Prof. Wang has published mo...
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Title:Advances In Solar Heating And CoolingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:588 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 24, 2016Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081003013

ISBN - 13:9780081003015

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

1. Introduction to solar heating and cooling systems

2. Resource assessment and site selection for solar heating and cooling systems

3. Energy efficiency and environmental impact of solar heating and cooling systems

Part II: Solar heating systems

4. Non-tracking solar collection technologies for solar heating and cooling systems

5. Tracking solar collection technologies for solar heating and cooling systems

6. Passive solar space heating

7. Innovations in passive solar water heating systems

8. Active solar space heating

9. Active solar water heating systems

Part III: Solar cooling technologies

10. PV powered solar cooling systems

11. Solar powered absorption cooling systems

12. Solar powered adsorption cooling systems

13. Solar powered desiccant cooling systems

14. Other types of solar powered cooling systems

Part IV: Heat storage for solar heating and cooling applications

15. Sensible heat storage for solar heating and cooling systems

16. Latent heat storage for solar heating and cooling systems

17. Chemisorption heat storage for solar low-energy buildings

Part V: Advanced applications of solar heating and cooling systems

18. Thermochemical heat storage for solar heating and cooling systems

19. Combined photovoltaic/thermal technology for building applications

20. Future trends for solar energy use in nearly zero energy buildings