Journal article

Modeling and simulation to determine the potential energy savings by implementing cold thermal energy storage system in office buildings

B Rismanchi, R Saidur, HH Masjuki, TMI Mahlia

Energy Conversion and Management | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013


In Malaysia, air conditioning (AC) systems are considered as the major energy consumers in office buildings with almost 57% share. During the past decade, cold thermal energy storage (CTES) systems have been widely used for their significant economic benefits. However, there were always doubts about their energy saving possibilities. The main objective of the present work is to develop a computer model to determine the potential energy savings of implementing CTES systems in Malaysia. A case study building has been selected to determine the energy consumption pattern of an office building. In the first step the building baseline model was developed and validated with the recorded data from t..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge the Bright Spark unit of the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the financial support.