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Performance of Energy-saving and Water-saving for Household Air Conditioner in Chongqing

Yueer He, Meng Liu, Xiaobo Wu, Chunyu Huang and Yusong Man
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A great deal of condensed water which contains a lot of cold energy is discharged from household air conditioners in hot summer and cold winter zones. To understand energy-saving and water-saving performance of air conditioners’ condensed water in hot summer and cold winter zones, an experiment was conducted which was on condensed water of air conditioning with a cooling capacity of 7600 W installed in a typical office building in Chongqing. From the analysis of the measured data, it can be concluded that production capacities of condensed water by this type of air conditioner is 3100 mL h-1. The relationship between condensed water and the cooling capacity is 0.4 mL/(w.h) with the temperature maintained at 10~15°C. Combined with the floor radiant cooling system and the district green Irrigation, some recommendations was made for comprehensive utilization of condensed water for residential districts.

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Yueer He, Meng Liu, Xiaobo Wu, Chunyu Huang and Yusong Man, 2013. Performance of Energy-saving and Water-saving for Household Air Conditioner in Chongqing. Journal of Applied Sciences, 13: 3233-3238.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2013.3233.3238


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