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Accession Number DE2012-1043778
Title Development and Analysis of Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative Air Conditioner Prototype.
Publication Date Apr 2012
Media Count 78p
Personal Author E. Kozubal J. Woods R. Judkoff
Abstract This report documents the design of a desiccant enhanced evaporative air conditioner (DEVAP AC) prototype and the testing to prove its performance. Previous numerical modeling and building energy simulations indicate a DEVAP AC can save significant energy compared to a conventional vapor compression AC (Kozubal et al. 2011). The purposes of this research were to build DEVAP prototypes, test them to validate the numerical model, and identify potential commercialization barriers.
Keywords Air conditioners
Evaporative cooling

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97J - Heating & Cooling Systems
89B - Architectural Design & Environmental Engineering
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number DE-AC36-08GO28308

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