Analysis Model for Domestic Hot Water Distribution Systems: Preprint

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A thermal model was developed to estimate the energy losses from prototypical domestic hot water (DHW) distribution systems for homes. The developed model, using the TRNSYS simulation software, allows researchers and designers to better evaluate the performance of hot water distribution systems in homes. Modeling results were compared with past experimental study results and showed good agreement.

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Maguire, J.; Krarti, M. & Fang, X. November 1, 2011.

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A thermal model was developed to estimate the energy losses from prototypical domestic hot water (DHW) distribution systems for homes. The developed model, using the TRNSYS simulation software, allows researchers and designers to better evaluate the performance of hot water distribution systems in homes. Modeling results were compared with past experimental study results and showed good agreement.

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  • Presented at the 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability and Fuel Cells, 7-10 August 2011, Washington, D. C.

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  • Report No.: NREL/CP-5500-51674
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1031391
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831442

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Maguire, J.; Krarti, M. & Fang, X. Analysis Model for Domestic Hot Water Distribution Systems: Preprint, article, November 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831442/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.