Ice slurry based thermal storage in multifunctional buildings

Citation
Mj. Wang et N. Kusumoto, Ice slurry based thermal storage in multifunctional buildings, HEAT MASS T, 37(6), 2001, pp. 597-604
Citations number
14
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Mechanical Engineering
Journal title
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER
ISSN journal
0947-7411 → ACNP
Volume
37
Issue
6
Year of publication
2001
Pages
597 - 604
Database
ISI
SICI code
0947-7411(200109)37:6<597:ISBTSI>2.0.ZU;2-G
Abstract
Ice slurry based thermal storage plays an important role in reshaping patte rns of electricity use for space cooling and heating. It offers inherent ad vantages in energy efficiency, operating savings, load follow-up and flexib le installation over conventional thermal storage technologies. This paper provides discussions on the generation mechanism and performance of ice slu rry, as well as the operation principle of the ice slurry based thermal sto rage system. Details of the system design, control strategy and operation p erformance are given through a case study on a recent installation in Herbi s Osaka, the largest simple building complex in Japan. An evaluation of dif ferent installations with ice slurry thermal storage reveals that it is a r ewarding technology that provides significant operating savings for the bui lding air-conditioning and improves energy utilization efficiency in modern society.