Building Envelopes as Thermal Storage : ABS

10.45 Building Envelopes as Thermal Storage

Chair: YUAN Yanping, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

Heat performance enhancement of phase change materials (PCMs) for building skins
  • Requirement of phase change materials (PCMs) for building skins
  • Heat performance enhancement of PCMs by high conductivity particles
  • Heat performance enhancement of PCMs by high conductivity porous materials

YUAN Yanping, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

Optimum thermal mass and insulation configuration for various occupancy cases and climate zones
  • Relationship between use case, climate zone and thermal mass
  • Impact of high heat capacity materials and PCM on optimum façade configurations
  • Interaction between insulation and thermal mass

Aidan Reilly, Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom

Using fatty acids for developing thermal energy storage materials
  • PCM for building application
  • Comparison between fatty acid and paraffin microcapsules
  • Microcapsules containing fatty acids

Anna Szczotok, Østfold University College, Halden, Norway

Design characteristics of building integrated thermal energy storage systems
  • Thermal storage with ventilated concrete slab and insulated concrete form wall
  • Charging the thermal storage with a solar assisted heat pump
  • Storing thermal energy generated by BIPV/T

Navid Ekrami, Ryerson University, Richmond Hill, Canada

Active insulation building envelope with renewable energy
  • Renewable energy for active insulation of the building envelope
  • Thermal modeling of the active insulation of the building envelope
  • Experimental validation of a simplified dynamic model of the building envelope

Xinhua Xu, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, China

Brief Presentations

Thermal performance of a building roof with PCM for mitigation of the urban heat island effect

Min Hee Chung, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea

Study of solar cooling through phase change materials (PCM) buildings applications

Habib Sammouda, University of Sousse, Tunisia

12:30 Lunch