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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011007.
Paper No: SOL-20-1311
Published Online: August 23, 2021
...Naveed ur Rehman This paper outlines a method for determining the maximum number of floors of a vertical farm (VF) that can be powered by building-integrated solar photovoltaic panels for supplying artificial lighting to the plants. The panels are mounted on all the walls and the rooftop...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2021, 143(3): 031004.
Paper No: SOL-20-1293
Published Online: October 5, 2020
...: naveed.urrehman@sit.ac.nz Contributed by the Solar Energy Division of ASME for publication in the J ournal of S olar E nergy E ngineering : I ncluding W ind E nergy and B uilding E nergy C onservation . 05 07 2020 19 08 2020 19 08 2020 05 10 2020 building clean energy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2020, 142(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-19-1406
Published Online: March 26, 2020
...Sean Lin; Bahaa Albarhami; Salvador Mayoral; Joseph Piacenza This paper presents a model prediction to capture specifically how energy usage in sustainable buildings on college campuses is affected by different variables of student life. The California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) Student...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2020, 142(4): 041006.
Paper No: SOL-19-1350
Published Online: February 7, 2020
...Pushpendra Kumar Singh Rathore; Shailendra Kumar Shukla; Naveen Kumar Gupta Various properties of the paraffin have made them compatible to be incorporated in the building materials for improving the latent heat storage capacity of the building envelope. However, the poor thermal conductivity...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031011.
Paper No: SOL-19-1220
Published Online: January 21, 2020
... 11 2019 02 12 2019 23 12 2019 curved shaped rib roughness rib with gap friction factor solar-assisted air heater solar thermal correlation absorber air conditioning building clean energy drying energy environment heat transfer heating renewable solar solar receiver...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2020, 142(2): 021007.
Paper No: SOL-19-1160
Published Online: October 23, 2019
...Claudia K. Romero-Perez; Norma A. Rodriguez-Muñoz; Ana C. Borbon-Almada; M. Guadalupe Alpuche-Cruz; Ignacio R. Martin-Dominguez Some of the greatest potentials for improving building energy efficiency are found in the residential sector. Social housing, in particular, has drawn heavy research...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011011.
Paper No: SOL-18-1457
Published Online: September 7, 2019
...N. Beemkumar; D. Yuvarajan; M. Arulprakasajothi; S. Ganesan; K. Elangovan; G. Senthilkumar Due to the increasing demand for air conditioners to maintain thermal comfort in buildings, it is necessary to search for alternatives that can reduce the soaring temperature and meet total air conditioning...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011016.
Paper No: SOL-18-1577
Published Online: September 7, 2019
...Siu-Kit Lau; Yong Zhao; Stephen Siu Yu Lau; Chao Yuan; Veronika Shabunko This study numerically investigates the thermal behavior and airflow characteristics of the building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) façade. A three-dimensional model is developed based on the typical BIPV façade. Computational...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011014.
Paper No: SOL-19-1001
Published Online: September 6, 2019
...Rajat Saxena; Naman Agarwal; Dibakar Rakshit; S. C. Kaushik With increasing energy consumption in buildings, energy efficiency measures are matter of prime concern. A huge portion of energy consumed in buildings is used for regulating the thermal comfort. A solution to this is to incorporate phase...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2019, 141(1): 011012.
Paper No: SOL-18-1075
Published Online: September 14, 2018
...Esam M. Alawadhi The objectives of sustainable building design are to provide the comfort to the occupants and to eliminate negative environmental impacts of its operations. In this regard, windows play a crucial role in saving energy used for electrical lights and enhancing the indoor visual...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051012.
Paper No: SOL-17-1159
Published Online: June 18, 2018
...K. N. Patil; S. C. Kaushik; S. N. Garg Light pipes are popularly used for transporting outdoor sunlight into deep spaces of the building, and hence, use of artificial lighting could be substantially reduced. Performance prediction of a light pipe is an essential step before its use in buildings, so...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051006.
Paper No: SOL-17-1113
Published Online: May 29, 2018
... Building Heating Solar Solar chimney The object of this work is to explore a novel approach for a classical thermosyphon. Here, instead the fluid motion is driven by the energy released during the spontaneous mixing of a low-concentration and high-concentration solutions, which are generated...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2018, 140(4): 041005.
Paper No: SOL-17-1165
Published Online: March 20, 2018
...Raed I. Bourisli; Mohammed A. Altarakma; Adnan A. AlAnzi A hybrid algorithm that combines genetic programming (GP) and genetic algorithms (GAs) that deduce a closed-form correlation of building energy use is presented. Throughout the evolution, the terms, functions, and form of the correlation...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2018, 140(4): 041001.
Paper No: SOL-17-1321
Published Online: March 13, 2018
...Ayoub Gounni; Mustapha El Alami; Mohamed Tahar Mabouk; Abdelhamid Kheiri Phase change materials (PCMs) used in the building walls constitute an attractive way to reduce the energy consumption and to increase the occupant's thermal comfort. However, there are some challenges to be faced among which...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2018, 140(3): 031005.
Paper No: SOL-17-1281
Published Online: February 27, 2018
...Heliana M. C. Aguilar; Marcos A. B. Galhardo; João T. Pinho This paper focuses on the thermal and energetic behavior of a building located in the Brazilian Amazon Region, a region climatically characterized by elevated temperatures and high humidity levels, where achieving adequate thermal comfort...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2018, 140(2): 021012.
Paper No: SOL-17-1228
Published Online: February 20, 2018
...-development-of-hybrid-luminaire-for-parans-solar-lighting [5] Ullah , I. , and Shin , S. , 2012 , “ Optical Fiber-Based Daylighting System for Multi-Floor Office Buildings ,” 19th Conference on Optoelectronics and Optical Communications ( COOC ), Gangneung, South Korea, May 16–18, pp. 322...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2018, 140(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-17-1153
Published Online: January 22, 2018
.... The electrical efficiency of the proposed PV/T can be increased by ∼ 20% in comparison with a conventional glass substrate-based PV. The work will benefit hybrid utilization of solar energy in development of building integrated photovoltaic systems. where η c and η r e f...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2018, 140(2): 021004.
Paper No: SOL-17-1120
Published Online: January 22, 2018
... material and can increase the thermal performance of the building walls. 1 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Solar Energy Division of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF S OLAR E NERGY E NGINEERING : I NCLUDING W IND E NERGY AND B UILDING E NERGY C ONSERVATION . Manuscript...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2018, 140(1): 011001.
Paper No: SOL-17-1111
Published Online: October 17, 2017
...Rajat Saxena; Kumar Biplab; Dibakar Rakshit The global trend of energy consumption shows that buildings consume around 48% of the total energy, of which, over 50% is for heating and cooling applications. This study elucidates on cooling load reduction with phase change material (PCM) incorporation...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2017, 139(6): 061009.
Paper No: SOL-17-1053
Published Online: September 28, 2017
... with multiple systems for test purposes; the building envelope, space conditioning systems, and renewable energy systems that were utilized during the first two years of testing are described in Secs. 2.1 – 2.6 . Schematics of the building envelope components and associated thermal resistance values...