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Title: Solar-Powered, Liquid-Desiccant Air Conditioner for Low-Electricity Humidity Control: Report and Summary Report

The primary objective of this project was to demonstrate the capabilities of a new high-performance, liquid-desiccant dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) to enhance cooling efficiency and comfort in humid climates while substantially reducing electric peak demand at Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB), which is 12 miles east of Panama City, Florida.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1060595
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-7A40-56437
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
US Department of Defense
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION NREL; DOD; NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY; DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE; LIQUID DESICCANT AIR CONDITIONING; TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE; Electricity, Resources, and Buildings Systems; Buildings