Ice-Houses: Energy, Architecture and Sustainability presents new and novel technologies and approaches surrounding daily and seasonal ice storage, along with discussions on passive cooling and natural technologies using different methods, including heat pumps. The book covers different aspects of ice-houses and cold energy production, storage and utilization. By addressing various issues connected to the technology and structure of traditional ice-houses and natural and artificial ice making, this refences looks at new technological approaches for the reduction of electrical energy consumption in buildings.
Users will find this to be a comprehensive overview of ice house storage that includes worked examples and global case studies. It is an essential resource for researchers and engineers looking to advance their understanding of this method of thermal storage.
Includes worked examples which calculate and determine the amounts of different parameters to help better understand the problem-solving process
Provides a comprehensive literature review on the history and architecture of ice-houses, along with different ice production and storage methods
Contains recent developments related to cold energy production and storage through ice making to reduce electricity demand