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Assessment of a novel solid oxide fuel cell tri-generation system for building applications (2016)
Journal Article
Elmer, T., Worall, M., Wu, S., & Riffat, S. (2016). Assessment of a novel solid oxide fuel cell tri-generation system for building applications. Energy Conversion and Management, 124, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.07.010. ISSN 0196-8904

The paper provides a performance analysis assessment of a novel solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) liquid desiccant tri-generation system for building applications. The work presented serves to build upon the current literature related to experimental eval... Read More

Experimental evaluation of a liquid desiccant air conditioning system for tri-generation / waste heat driven applications (2016)
Journal Article
Elmer, T., Worall, M., Wu, S., & Riffat, S. (in press). Experimental evaluation of a liquid desiccant air conditioning system for tri-generation / waste heat driven applications. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, ISSN 1748-1317

The paper aims to evaluate the application of liquid desiccant air conditioning technology in the development of efficient and effective tri-generation/waste heat driven system applications, in particular with regard to solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) t... Read More

An experimental study of a novel integrated desiccant air conditioning system for building applications (2015)
Journal Article
Elmer, T., Worall, M., Wu, S., & Riffat, S. (2016). An experimental study of a novel integrated desiccant air conditioning system for building applications. Energy and Buildings, 111, doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.11.065. ISSN 0378-7788

To date, the application of liquid desiccant air conditioning systems in built environment applications, particularly small scale, has been limited. This is primarily due to large system size and complexity, issues of desiccant solution leakage and c... Read More

Emission and economic performance assessment of a solid oxide fuel cell micro-combined heat and power system in a domestic building (2015)
Journal Article
Elmer, T., Worall, M., Wu, S., & Riffat, S. (2015). Emission and economic performance assessment of a solid oxide fuel cell micro-combined heat and power system in a domestic building. Applied Thermal Engineering, 90, doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.03.078. ISSN 1359-4311

Combined heat and power (CHP) is a promising technological configuration for reducing energy consumption and increasing energy security in the domestic built environment. Fuel cells, on account of their: high electrical efficiency, low emissions and... Read More

Fuel cell technology for domestic built environment applications: state of-the-art review (2014)
Journal Article
Elmer, T., Worall, M., Wu, S., & Riffat, S. (2015). Fuel cell technology for domestic built environment applications: state of-the-art review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 42, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2014.10.080. ISSN 1364-0321

Fuel cells produce heat when generating electricity, thus they are of particular interest for combined heat and power (CHP) and combined cooling heat and power (CCHP) applications, also known as tri-generation systems. CHP and tri-generation systems... Read More