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Recent active technologies of greenhouse systems: a comprehensive review (2018)
Journal Article
Harjunowibowo, D., Ding, Y., Omer, S., & Riffat, S. (2018). Recent active technologies of greenhouse systems: a comprehensive review. 00 Journal not listed, 24(1), 158-170

Recent innovations in greenhouses for energy-saving purposes have included developments in heat-pump technology, semi-transparent Photovoltaic (PV), lighting technology, and control systems. In addition, retrofitting greenhouse with Light Emittance... Read More

A novel evaporative cooling system with a polymer hollow fibre spindle (2018)
Journal Article
Chen, X., Su, Y., Aydin, D., Ding, Y., Zhang, S., Reay, D., & Riffat, S. (2018). A novel evaporative cooling system with a polymer hollow fibre spindle. Applied Thermal Engineering, 132, 665-675. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.01.005

A polymer hollow fibre evaporative cooling system with a novel configuration of fibre bundle is proposed. With the aim to avoid the flow channelling or shielding of adjacent fibres the fibres inside each bundle were made into a spindle shape to maxim... Read More

Reducing greenhouse energy consumption using novelty rooftop: a simulation (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Harjunowibowo, D., Yate, D., Omer, S. A., & Riffat, S. B. (2017). Reducing greenhouse energy consumption using novelty rooftop: a simulation

Recently, more than 80% of total energy of commercial greenhouse in the northern hemisphere is used just for heating. Mostly, the energy loss happens up to 40% caused by the poor U-value of the façades. Therefore, by lowering the U-value would decrea... Read More