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Title: System definition study: Solar Heating and Cooling Commercial Project. Interim report

Abstract

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), has funded a three-phase study of solar and load-managed heating and cooling systems for commercial and light industrial applications. The first of its three phases is now complete. The first phase effort, a system definition study, was conducted by Arthur D. Little, Inc. Its intent was to identify potential commercial applications of solar and load management systems, and then select several projects for continuation into a detailed design phase and ultimately into construction. Candidate projects were proposed by electric utilities which selected building and system concepts and which also assembled project teams. Evaluation of the proposals was based upon criteria which were developed especially for this EPRI project, and which were based in part on a survey of the potential commercial solar market. The applications definition effort of this study determined market size and characteristics for a variety of commercial buildings and for the process industries. Energy-use patterns and temperature requirements for these applications were also considered in identifying promising areas for solar augmentation of the energy supply. The seven projects ultimately selected for continuation into a second phase and detailed design included a delicatessen, schools, and office buildings.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Little (Arthur D.), Inc., Cambridge, MA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6312755
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 6312755
Report Number(s):
EPRI-ER-993
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; SOLAR AIR CONDITIONING; DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS; SOLAR PROCESS HEAT; SOLAR SPACE HEATING; ABSORPTION REFRIGERATION CYCLE; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; COMMERCIALIZATION; DESICCANTS; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; LOAD MANAGEMENT; MARKETING RESEARCH; OFFICE BUILDINGS; RANKINE CYCLE ENGINES; SCHOOL BUILDINGS; AIR CONDITIONING; BUILDINGS; ENERGY; ENGINES; HEAT; HEATING; MANAGEMENT; PROCESS HEAT; PUBLIC UTILITIES; SOLAR HEATING; SPACE HEATING 140901* -- Solar Thermal Utilization-- Space Heating & Cooling; 299001 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Solar-- (1989-); 140905

Citation Formats

Nathanson, D., Burke, J.C., Feldman, S.J., and O'Farrell, P.M. System definition study: Solar Heating and Cooling Commercial Project. Interim report. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Nathanson, D., Burke, J.C., Feldman, S.J., & O'Farrell, P.M. System definition study: Solar Heating and Cooling Commercial Project. Interim report. United States.
Nathanson, D., Burke, J.C., Feldman, S.J., and O'Farrell, P.M. Thu . "System definition study: Solar Heating and Cooling Commercial Project. Interim report". United States.
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abstractNote = {The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), has funded a three-phase study of solar and load-managed heating and cooling systems for commercial and light industrial applications. The first of its three phases is now complete. The first phase effort, a system definition study, was conducted by Arthur D. Little, Inc. Its intent was to identify potential commercial applications of solar and load management systems, and then select several projects for continuation into a detailed design phase and ultimately into construction. Candidate projects were proposed by electric utilities which selected building and system concepts and which also assembled project teams. Evaluation of the proposals was based upon criteria which were developed especially for this EPRI project, and which were based in part on a survey of the potential commercial solar market. The applications definition effort of this study determined market size and characteristics for a variety of commercial buildings and for the process industries. Energy-use patterns and temperature requirements for these applications were also considered in identifying promising areas for solar augmentation of the energy supply. The seven projects ultimately selected for continuation into a second phase and detailed design included a delicatessen, schools, and office buildings.},
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