Slab cooling system design using computer simulation

M. Lain, V. Zmrhal, F. Drkal, J.L.M. Hensen

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Abstract

For a new technical library building in Prague computer simulations were carried out to help design of slab cooling system and optimize capacity of chillers. In the paper is presented concept of new technical library HVAC system, the model of the building, results of the energy simulations for summer operation, and application of the results do improved design and operation strategy. The slab cooling system consist of high thermal mass exposed concrete ceiling, in the ceiling slab there is in-build water pipe cooling system. To decrease chiller capacity the ceiling slab is cooled during night hours and during day there is no cooling source needed for library halls. In office part of the building there was no mechanical cooling applied at all, and inside operative temperature is find out using the model.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International CESB Conference 07, 24-26 September, Czech Technical University, Prague
Pages1-7
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Eventconference; International CESB Conference; 2007-09-24; 2007-09-26 -
Duration: 24 Sep 200726 Sep 2007

Conference

Conferenceconference; International CESB Conference; 2007-09-24; 2007-09-26
Period24/09/0726/09/07
OtherInternational CESB Conference

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