Advanced Energy Technologies
1. Quantification of Thermal Energy Performance Improvement for Building Integrated Photovoltaic Double-Skin Façade Using Analytical Method

Mahdi Shakouri; Alireza Noorpoor; Hossein Ghadamian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 56-66

  In this research, an analytical method for quantification of the thermal energy performance improvement for a building integrated photovoltaic double-skin façade has provided. The system has been suggested as a retrofit measure for an existing building in Tehran. The effect of thermal performance ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Experimental Investigation of the Thermal Performance of Vacuum Tube Solar Collectors (VTSC) Using Alumina Nanofluids

Seyed Amir Hossein Zamzamian; Mohsen Mansouri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 52-60

  The enhancement of the thermal performance of Vacuum Tube Solar Collectors (VTSC) was studied by using alumina nanofluid as working fluid. VTSC is a simple and commonly utilized type of collector. This study established the heat transfer experimental model of all glass VTSCs used in a forced-circulation ...  Read More

3. Passive Energy Air-to-Water Heat Pipe Based Heat Exchanger and its Potential of Air Pre-cooling in Air Conditioning Systems for Iran Climate

Mohammad Ahmadzadehtalatapeh

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 44-52

  Air pre-cooling equipment is normally being employed in air-conditioning systems for pre-cooling the ambient outdoor air to enhance the air-conditioning systems performance. In this study, the potential of a passive water-to-air heat pipe based heat exchanger (HPHEX) for air pre-cooling purpose in air-conditioning ...  Read More