THERMAL SCIENCE

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A SYSTEM TO MONITOR AND MODEL THE THERMAL ISOLATION OF COATING COMPOUNDS APPLIED TO CLOSED SPACES

ABSTRACT
Smart control systems and new technologies are necessary to reduce the energy consumption in buildings while achieving thermal comfort. In this work, we monitor the thermal evolution inside a scale reduced closed space whose exterior and/ or interior wall faces have been painted with a coating solution. Based on the experimental data obtained under different environmental conditions, a simulator was developed and tuned to reproduce the thermodynamic behavior inside the spaces, with a relative error of less than 3.5%. This simulator lets us also estimate energy savings, temperature, and flux behavior under other conditions.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-05-25
PAPER REVISED: 2019-08-31
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-09-08
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2020-02-15
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190525077M
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2020, VOLUME 24, ISSUE 3, PAGES [1885 - 1892]
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