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A review of vertical ground heat exchanger sizing tools including an inter-model comparison

Michel Bernier

Article (2019)

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Cite this document: Bernier, M. (2019). A review of vertical ground heat exchanger sizing tools including an inter-model comparison. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 110, p. 247-265. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.045
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This paper attemps to fill a gap in the literature on ground heat exchanger sizing tools which are routinely used but have not been recently compared against each other. First, a comprehensive review of the governing equations of these tools is presented. The tools are then classified into five levels (

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geothermal energy, sizing tools, vertical ground heat exchangers, inter-model comparison, test cases

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Subjects: 2100 Génie mécanique > 2100 Génie mécanique
Department: Département de génie mécanique
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: CRSNG / NSERC, Smart Net-Zero Energy Buildings Strategic Network
Grant number: RGPIN-2014-04207
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2019 14:18
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2019 01:20
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3961/
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Journal Title: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (vol. 110)
Publisher: Elsevier
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.045


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