Conference article

Energy-Efficient Design of a Research Greenhouse with Modelica

Torsten Schwan
EA Systems Dresden GmbH, Germany

Rene Unger
EA Systems Dresden GmbH, Germany

Jörg Pipiorke
ITI GmbH, Germany

Download articlehttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp15118207

Published in: Proceedings of the 11th International Modelica Conference, Versailles, France, September 21-23, 2015

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 118:22, s. 207-216

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Published: 2015-09-18

ISBN: 978-91-7685-955-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

In opposite to ordinary buildings, like dwelling houses or office blocks, greenhouses additionally require a large amount of cooling energy. However cooling systems design highly depends on local weather conditions as well as building operation. This requires extensive scrutinizing. This paper describes a combined approach to model and simulate building operation and HVAC system behavior of a research greenhouse with Modelica. This includes the presentation of some important modelling paradigms as well as system concept validation with some interesting simulation results.

Keywords

Green Building; Solar Cooling; Greenhouse Design

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