Performance report for the ACES demonstration house, August 1976--August 1977

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The Annual Cycle Energy System demonstration house was constructed to demonstrate the energy-conserving potential of an integrated space-heating and cooling and water-heating system consisting of a high-performance unidirectional heat pump, low-temperature thermal storage in the heat of fusion of ice, solar assistance, and passive heat rejection. The house was completed and preliminary operation began in July 1976. Continuous operation and complete data collection began in May 1977. Performance measurements and an analytically constructed integrated annual cycle predict an annual coefficient of performance (COP) of 3.16.

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Hise, E.C. March 1, 1978.

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The Annual Cycle Energy System demonstration house was constructed to demonstrate the energy-conserving potential of an integrated space-heating and cooling and water-heating system consisting of a high-performance unidirectional heat pump, low-temperature thermal storage in the heat of fusion of ice, solar assistance, and passive heat rejection. The house was completed and preliminary operation began in July 1976. Continuous operation and complete data collection began in May 1977. Performance measurements and an analytically constructed integrated annual cycle predict an annual coefficient of performance (COP) of 3.16.

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Pages: 55

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  • Report No.: ORNL/CON-19
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • DOI: 10.2172/5156085 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5156085
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1054619

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Hise, E.C. Performance report for the ACES demonstration house, August 1976--August 1977, report, March 1, 1978; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1054619/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.