What is it about?

In this study, we have created and validated a transient simulation model for radiant cooling panels incorporating phase change materials (PCMs). The model has been tested in a full-scale test cabin equipped with newly developed PCM ceiling panels. The validation of the model has been carried out in both passive and active operation modes of the system, and its quality has been evaluated using various validation metrics.

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Why is it important?

The relevant literature study and community discussions have revealed the lack of a simulation model of PCM embedded radiant cooling ceiling systems that have undergone a detailed validation procedure based on full-scale experiments in different operational modes under realistic climatic conditions. Such a validated model is essential for conducting credible research on numerous facets of the development and implementation of this technology.

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This page is a summary of: Development and validation of a transient simulation model of a full-scale PCM embedded radiant chilled ceiling, Building Simulation, February 2023, Tsinghua University Press, DOI: 10.1007/s12273-023-0985-5.
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