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An overview of solar cooling technologies markets development and its managerial aspects

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Ali Baniyounes, Yazeed Ghadi, Mohammad Rasul, M Alomari, A Manasreh
Commercial buildings consume a considerable amount of fossil fuel that directly has negative impacts on the environment. In fact this leads to significant greenhouse gas emissions and the production of non-environmental friendly materials. Hence global warming is the most common dilemma facing world governments at the present time. Solar cooling technologies proved to be a successful alternative for conventional cooling systems especially in hot and sunny climates. The solar cooling technologies are able to reduce electricity demand since it relies on solar energy to produce cooling. There are many research articles that focus on the solar cooling technologies technical and engineering developments meanwhile there are limited research activities detailing its barriers, opportunity, architectural and managerial aspects. This research paper outlines the potential markets of solar cooling systems, as well as their architectural and managerial implications. The article also discusses, and suggests recommendations to overcome issues and barriers during solar cooling systems installation phase. In addition the article presents the solar cooling systems industry markets development and the potential of implementing the solar cooling technologies in livestock storage facilities, crops drying business, hospitals

History

Volume

60

Start Page

1864

End Page

1869

Number of Pages

6

ISSN

1876-6102

Location

Netherlands

Publisher

Elsevier

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

Yes

External Author Affiliations

Jāmiʻat al-ʻUlūm al-Taṭbīqīyah al-Khāṣṣah; School of Engineering and Technology (2013- ); TBA Research Institute;

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Energy procedia.