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Design and Performance Evaluation of a Cost-Effective Radiant Cooling System

  • Rohit A. Rawool
  • Siddharth Saini
  • Aksheshkumar A. Shah
  • Tejas P. ShahEmail author
  • Vinit Katira
Conference paper
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

Air conditioning or simply cooling is essential to maintain human comfort in a hot and humid climate. Thus, a system is to be designed that at a minimum energy input gives more efficient cooling along with being highly eco-friendly as compared to conventional Air Conditioners (AC). Hence an idea of cooling by the exchange of sensible heat to the surrounding from one’s body can be put in use. During design, various factors were considered so as to accurately find the total cooling load required to cool the space. After successful fabrication and installation of the system, readings were taken to compare both conventional AC system and our designed radiant cooling system and comparisons with respect to human comfort and the cost of operation incurred while running the systems were made. It was concluded that radiant cooling systems save 34% of energy while maintaining superior human comfort.

Keywords

Air conditioning Radiant cooling system Human comfort 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rohit A. Rawool
    • 1
  • Siddharth Saini
    • 1
  • Aksheshkumar A. Shah
    • 1
  • Tejas P. Shah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vinit Katira
    • 1
  1. 1.Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of EngineeringMumbaiIndia

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