Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Performance Evaluation and Optimization of a Solar-Assisted Multi-Belt Conveyor Dryer Based on Response Surface Methodology

Hemad Zareiforoush; Adel Bakhshipour; Iraj Bagheri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 78-92

  Drying process is an important post-harvest stage of food crops production which accounts for about 20 % of the world’s energy consumption in the industrial sector. One of the effective ways to reduce the share of fossil fuel consumption in the food drying process is to develop new drying systems ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
A Multi-Scenario Zero-Energy Building Techno-Economic Case Study Analysis for a Renovation of a Residential Building

Mohammad Ameri; Arian Gerami

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 10-26

  According to the previous pieces of research, the building sector consumes about 40 % of total yield energy and produce one-third of GHG pollution emission. This point shows the significant potential in two aspects of energy optimization and pollution reduction in this field. The purpose of this research ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Comprehensive Evaluation of Using Solar Water Heater on a Household Scale in Canada

Mehdi Jahangiri; Akbar Alidadi Shamsabadi; Hamed Saghaei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 35-42

  Canadian researchers are now trying to exploit much more energy from solar sources, hydropower, wind, and biomass. Given the fact that reducing the carbon pollutant level is a political priority in Canada, this paper studies the feasibility of providing sanitary hot water and space heating demands of ...  Read More

Theoretical Investigation of Consumption Patterns Effect on Optimal Orientation of Collector in Solar Water Heating System

Abbas Rajabi Khanghahi; Mohammad Zamen; Mehdi Soufari; Majid Amidpour; Ali Abbas Nejad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2017, , Pages 1-10

  One of the subjects in solar water heater design is considering distribution of hot water consumption during the day. For example, each of the household, commercial, office, school, and industrial consumptions have a particular distribution of hot water consumption named pattern in this article. In solar ...  Read More