Evaluation of Energy Consumption for Heating of Industrial Building in-Situ
Dušan Katunský, Azra Korjenic, Jana Katunská, Martin Lopušniak
DOI: 10.4236/eng.2011.35054   PDF    HTML     5,723 Downloads   10,035 Views   Citations


Because of the high energy demand required to heat a production hall, the aim of this project is to find out whether it is possible to verify the heating consuming process for heating with the standard simplified calculation method [1], especially for cold regions such as Kosice (Slovakia). The energy requirement for heating a case study industrial building was evaluated using measurements and calculations.During the winter period, energy consumption was measured in the selected industrial building according to a validation standard [2]. The building is comprised of two halls. The measurements were analyzed according to the criteria used for validating residential and public buildings, with several regression dependencies taken into account in the resulting evaluation of heating energy consumption. The mathematical dependencies of measured values in real conditions are shown in this paper. In addition, the building’s heating energy demand was calculated according to the Austrian standard [3], ÖNORM EN ISO 13790, the simplified calculation method for non-residential buildings. It was investigated whether the measured values could be replicated using this calculation. It was found that the precise definition of the internal heat gains is very important.

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Katunský, D. , Korjenic, A. , Katunská, J. and Lopušniak, M. (2011) Evaluation of Energy Consumption for Heating of Industrial Building in-Situ. Engineering, 3, 470-477. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.35054.

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