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Title: Assessment of Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants for Window Air Conditioners

Abstract

This paper presents technical assessment of environmentally friendly refrigerants for window air conditioners that currently use refrigerant R410A for residential and commercial applications. The alternative refrigerants that are studied for its replacement include R32, R600a, R290, R1234yf, R1234ze and a mixture of R32 (90% molar concentration) and R125 (10% molar concentration). Baseline experiments were performed on a window unit charged with R410A. The ORNL Heat Pump Design Model was calibrated with the baseline data and was used to assess the comparative performance of the WAC with alternative refrigerants. The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each refrigerants and their suitability for window air conditioners.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Building Technologies Research and Integration Center (BTRIC); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1147705
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 15th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, July 14-17, 2014, West Lafayyette, IN, IN, USA, 20140715, 20140717
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Alternative refrigerants; window air conditioner; energy efficiency; design model

Citation Formats

Bansal, Pradeep, and Shen, Bo. Assessment of Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants for Window Air Conditioners. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Bansal, Pradeep, & Shen, Bo. Assessment of Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants for Window Air Conditioners. United States.
Bansal, Pradeep, and Shen, Bo. Wed . "Assessment of Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants for Window Air Conditioners". United States.
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author = {Bansal, Pradeep and Shen, Bo},
abstractNote = {This paper presents technical assessment of environmentally friendly refrigerants for window air conditioners that currently use refrigerant R410A for residential and commercial applications. The alternative refrigerants that are studied for its replacement include R32, R600a, R290, R1234yf, R1234ze and a mixture of R32 (90% molar concentration) and R125 (10% molar concentration). Baseline experiments were performed on a window unit charged with R410A. The ORNL Heat Pump Design Model was calibrated with the baseline data and was used to assess the comparative performance of the WAC with alternative refrigerants. The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each refrigerants and their suitability for window air conditioners.},
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year = {Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2014},
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