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Advances in Solar Heating and Cooling by Tianshu Ge, Ruzhu Wang

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Active solar space heating

D.A. Chwieduk     Institute of Heat Engineering, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Abstract

This chapter presents the background for active solar space heating development and recent efforts to reduce energy consumption for space heating in buildings. Changes in space heating concepts and the technology applied are described. The development of solar combi systems, for domestic hot water and space heating, and their modes of operation are discussed. Various methods of classification of the systems are considered. Examples of various configurations are shown and analyzed. The main components of the systems are described. Focus is placed on the heat storage elements. ...

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