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Heat losses and thermal performance of commercial combined solar and pellet heating systems

Fiedler, Frank; Persson, Tomas; Bales, Chris; Nordlander, Svante;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Högskolan Dalarna, Energi och miljöteknik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Various pellet heating systems are marketed in Sweden, some of them in combination with a solar heating system. Several types of pellet heating units are available and can be used for a combined system. This article compares four typical combined solar and pellet heating systems: System 1 and 2 two with a pellet stove, system 3 with a store integrated pellet burner and system 4 with a pellet boiler. The lower efficiency of pellet heaters compared to oil or gas heaters increases the primary energy demand. Consequently heat losses of the various systems have been studied. The systems have been modeled in TRNSYS and simulated with parameters identified from measure...
Subjects
free text keywords: Pellet heating systems, heat losses, flue gas losses, leakage losses
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