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dc.title Phase change material based accumulation panels in combination with renewable energy sources and thermoelectric cooling en
dc.contributor.author Skovajsa, Jan
dc.contributor.author Koláček, Martin
dc.contributor.author Zálešák, Martin
dc.relation.ispartof Energies
dc.identifier.issn 1996-1073 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 2
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher MDPI AG
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/en10020152
dc.relation.uri http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/10/2/152
dc.subject phase change material (PCM) en
dc.subject renewable energy source en
dc.subject solar collector en
dc.subject photovoltaic (PV) en
dc.subject thermoelectric cooling en
dc.subject accumulation en
dc.description.abstract The article deals with the use of modern materials and technologies that can improve the thermal comfort in buildings. The article describes the design and usage of a special accumulation device, which is composed of thermal panels based on phase change materials (PCMs). The thermal panels have an integrated tube heat exchanger and heating foils. The technology can be used as a passive or active system for heating and cooling. It is designed as a "green technology", so it is able to use renewable energy sources, e.g., photovoltaic (PV) panels, solar thermal collectors and heat pumps. Moreover, an interesting possibility is the ability to use thermoelectric coolers. In the research, measurements of the different operating modes were made, and the results are presented in the text. The measurement approves that the technology improves the thermal capacity of the building, and it is possible to use it for active heating and cooling. © 2017 by the authors; licensee MDPI. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Applied Informatics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007103
utb.identifier.obdid 43875711
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85014078590
utb.identifier.wok 000395469200006
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-01T08:27:09Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-01T08:27:09Z
dc.description.sponsorship CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089, ERDF, European Regional Development Fund; MŠMT, Ministerstvo Školství, Mládeže a Tělovýchovy; IGA/CEBIA-Tech/2016/001, UTB, Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně
dc.description.sponsorship Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic [LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014)]; European Regional Development Fund under the project CEBIA-Tech [CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089]; Tomas Bata University in Zlin [IGA/CEBIA-Tech/2016/001]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Skovajsa, Jan
utb.contributor.internalauthor Koláček, Martin
utb.contributor.internalauthor Zálešák, Martin
utb.fulltext.affiliation Jan Skovajsa *, Martin Koláček and Martin Zálešák The Department of Automation and Control Engineering, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Nad Stráněmi 4511, 76005 Zlín, Czech Republic; kolacek@fai.utb.cz (M.K.); zalesak@fai.utb.cz (M.Z.) * Correspondence: jskovajsa@fai.utb.cz; Tel.: +420-7-7726-0809 † This paper is an extended version of our paper published in Skovajsa, J.; Koláček, M.; Zálešák, M. Thermal energy storage in the form of heat or cold with using of the PCM-based accumulation panels. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2016), Corfu Island, Greece, 14–17 July 2016.
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 28 September 2016; Accepted: 17 January 2017; Published: 24 January 2017
utb.fulltext.sponsorship This work was supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme project No. LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014), by the European Regional Development Fund under the project CEBIA-Tech No. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/03.0089 and also by the internal grant agency of Tomas Bata University in Zlín No. IGA/CEBIA-Tech/2016/001.
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