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Journal papers

D. Zhou, P. Eames (2017) A study of a eutectic salt of lithium nitrate and sodium chloride (87-13%) for latent heat storage. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 167, pp. 157-161.

D. Mahon, G. Claudio, P. Eames (2017) An experimental investigation to assess the potential of using MgSO4 impregnation and Mg2+ ion exchange to enhance the performance of 13x molecular sieves for interseasonal domestic thermochemical energy storage, Energy Conversion and Management.

J.P. da Cunha, P.C. Eames (2017) Phase Change Materials to Meet Domestic Hot Water Demand in the UK - A numerical study, Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer.

Francis, C., Maidment, G. (2017) An investigation of refrigerant leakage in commercial refrigeration, International Journal Refrigeration, 74, pp. 10-19.

Angeles M. Rivero-Pacho, Robert E. Critoph, Steven J. Metcalf (2017) Modelling and development of a generator for a domestic gas-fired carbonammonia adsorption heat pump, Renewable Energy, 110, pp. 180-185.

Angeles M. Rivero-Pacho, Robert E. Critoph, Steven J. Metcalf (2017) Alternative monolithic/composite carbons for adsorption generators and simulation for optimal performance, Applied Thermal Engineering, 126, pp. 350–357.

D. Marini, Richard A. Buswell, Christina J. Hopfe (2017) The impact of electrical load shifting strategies on storage capacity and service provision of domestic hot water systems in residential buildings, Building simulation.

Revesz, A., Chaer, I., Thompson, J., Mavroulidou, M., Gunn, M., Maidment, G. (2016) Ground source heat pumps and their interactions with underground railway tunnels in an urban environment: A review, Applied Thermal Engineering, 93, pp. 147–154.

Davies, G. Maidment, G., Tozer, R. (2016) Using data centres for combined heating and cooling: An investigation for London, Applied Thermal Engineering, 94, pp. 296-304.

Evans J., Maidment G., Brown T., Hammond E., Foster A. (2016) Carbon reduction opportunities for supermarkets, IRHACE Journal.

Evans, J. A. (2016) Retail display testing standards and legislation, Sustainable Retail Refrigeration. UK: Wiley Blackwell.

Francis, C., Evans, J., Davies, G., Maidment, G. (2016) Overview of Sustainable Refrigerated Road Transport Systems, Reference Module in Food Sciences, Elsevier, pp. 1–6.

D. Zhou, P.C. Eames (2016) Thermal characterisation of binary sodium/lithium nitrate salts for latent heat storage at medium temperatures. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 157, pp. 1019-1025.

J.P. da Cunha, P.C. Eames (2016) THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE FOR LOW AND MEDIUM TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS USING PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS - A REVIEW, Applied Energy.

Buswell, RA (2016) Estimating uncertainty when using transient data in steady-state calculations, Measurement, 94, pp. 273-283.

Buswell, R.A., Webb, L., Mitchell , V., Mackley, K.L. (2016) Multidisciplinary research: should effort be the measure of success?, Building Research and Information.

Rivero Pacho, A. M., Critoph, R. E. (2015) Wall contact thermal resistance and bulk thermal conductivity in activated carbon for adsorption generators, Heat Transfer Research, 46(2), pp. 179-193.

Rivero Pacho, A. M., Critoph, R. E., Metcalf, S. J. (2015) Study of thermal conductivity and geometry wall contact resistance effect of granular active carbon for refrigeration and heat pumping systems, Heat Transfer Engineering.

Hasan, A., McCormack, S. J., Huang, M. J., Norton, B. (2014) Energy and cost saving of a photovoltaic-phase change materials (PV-PCM) system through temperature regulation and performance enhancement of photovoltaics, Journal of Energies, 7(3), 1318-1331.

Hasan, A., McCormack, S. J., Huang, M. J., Norton, B. (2014) Characterization of phase change materials for thermal control of photovoltaics using differential scanning calorimetry and temperature history method, Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, 81, 322-329.

Conference papers

Davies, G., Boot-Handford, N., Grice, J., Dennis, W., Ajileye, A., Revesz, A., Maidment, G. (2018) Heat Recovery Potential from Urban Underground Infrastructure, ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, US.

Revesz, A., Chaer, I., Thompson, J., Mavroulidou, M., Gunn, Maidment, G. (2018) Performance Enhancement of Urban Ground Source Heat Pumps Through Interactions With Underground Railway Tunnels, ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, US.

D. Mahon, G. Claudio, P. Eames (2017) How does MgSO4 impregnation and Mg2+ ion exchange impact the energy storage characteristics of 13x molecular sieves for use in domestic thermochemical energy storage?, SusTEM2017, Alkmaar, Netherlands.

J.P. da Cunha, P.C. Eames, (2017) Form-stable fatty acid PCMs impregnated into a novel shape stabilized composite to integrate into ventilated space heating applications, Inovative Thermal Energy Storage (INOTES) symposium, Tokat, Turkey.

J.P. da Cunha, P.C. Eames (2017) Phase change materials: potential for shifting peak demand, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management (SusTEM) conference, Alkmaar, Netherlands.

P.C. Eames (2017) Large scale energy storage in the UK: The potential roles for thermal storage. Invited Keynote, Solaris, Brunel University, London, UK.

Steven Metcalf, Ángeles Rivero Pacho, Bob Critoph, Hisham Ahmed (2017) Design of a gas-fired carbon-ammonia adsorption heat pump, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, Tokyo, Japan.

Robert E. Critoph, Steven J. Metcalf, Angeles Rivero-Pacho (2017) Evolution of compact sorption generators for ammonia-active carbon heat pumps, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference, Alkmaar, Netherlands.

COLCLOUGH, S.M., GRIFFITHS, P., HEWITT, N.J. (2017) Summer performance of certified passive houses In Temperate Maritime Climates, Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

COLCLOUGH, S., O'LEARY, T., GRIFFITHS, P., HEWITT, N.J. (2017) The near Zero Energy Building standard and the Passivhaus standard – a case study, Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

HEWITT, N.J., HUANG, M.J., SHAH, S. (2017) Vapour Compression Heat Pump Technologies for Domestic Hot Water Heating, 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference.

COLCLOUGH, S.M., MERNAGH, J., SINNOTT, D., HEWITT, N.J., GRIFFITHS, P.W. (2017) The cost of building to the near Zero Energy Building standard – a financial case study, Mediterranean Green buildings & renewable energy forum, World Renewable Energy Network.

COLCLOUGH, S.M., HEWITT, N.J., GRIFFITHS, P. (2017) Winter performance of certified passive houses In a Temperate Maritime Climate – nZEB Compliant?, Mediterranean Green buildings & renewable energy forum, World Renewable Energy Network.

Davies, G., Boot-Handford, N., Grice, J., Dennis, W., Rami, R., Nicholls, N., Maidment, G. (2017) Metropolitan Integrated Cooling and Heating,  ASHRAE Winter Conference, Las Vegas, US.

Revesz, A., Chaer, I., Thompson, J., Mavroulidou, M., Gunn, M., Maidment, G. (2017) The Potential for Integration of Ground Energy from Underground Railways, ASHRAE Winter Conference, Las Vegas, US.

D. Mahon, G. Claudio,, P.C. Eames (2016) The use of thermal analysis in the development and characterisation of materials for energy storage – Thermochemical energy storage, TA Instruments UK Materials Characterisation Seminar.

T. Spillmann, P.C. Eames (2016) Heat transfer modelling in latent heat store designs, International Renewable Energy Storage Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany.

J.P. da Cunha, P.C. Eames (2016) Phase Change Materials to decarbonize Domestic Space Heating in the UK - A numerical study, UKTES2016, Imperial College, London, UK.

J. Evans, G. Maidment, T. Brown, E. Hammond, A. Foster (2016) Carbon Reduction Opportunities in supermarket, IIR International Cold Chain conference, New Zealand.

Davies, G., Maidment, G., Paurine, A., Rutter (2016) Large Scale Cooling Using Mains Water, 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

A.M. Rivero Pacho, R.E. Critoph, S.J. Metcalf, M. van der Pal (2016) AMMONIA – CARBON ADSORPTION CYCLE REFRIGERATORS, HEAT PUMPS AND THERMAL TRANSFORMERS, 12th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Natural Working Fluids Conference, Edinburgh, UK.

A.M. Rivero Pacho, S.J. Metcalf, R.E. Critoph (2016) ALTERNATIVE MONOLITHIC/COMPOSITE CARBONS FOR ADSORPTION GENERATORS,  Heat Powered Conference, Notthingham, UK.

Steven J. Metcalf, Robert E. Critoph, Angeles M. Rivero-Pacho (2016) PERFORMANCE MAP OF AN AMMONIA-CARBON ADSORPTION HEAT PUMP, Heat Powered Conference, Notthingham, UK.

Robert E. Critoph, Steven J. Metcalf, Angeles M. Rivero-Pacho (2016) SIMULATION OF ADSORPTION GENERATORS FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE, Heat Powered Conference, Notthingham, UK.

Angeles M. Rivero-Pacho, Robert E. Critoph, Steven J. Metcalf (2016) Alternative monolithic/composite carbons for adsorption generators and simulation for optimal performance,  Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems, Taormina, Italy.

T. Spillmann, P.C. Eames (2015) Opportunities for industrial heat storage in the UK using Phase Change Materials, UK Energy Storage conference, Birmingham, UK.

D. Mahon, P. Henshall, P.C. Eames (2015) MgSO4 + Zeolite based composite thermo-chemical energy stores integrated with vacuum flat plate solar thermal collectors for seasonal thermal energy storage, UKES2015 conference, Birmingham, UK.

MINIĆ, I., HEWITT, N., HUANG, M.J., RAMIREZ M. (2015) Design of phase change thermal energy stores (PCM-TES) for residential heat pump applications, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

HEWITT, N., HUANG, M., RAMIREZ, M. (2015) High temperature heat pumps for seasonal thermal energy storage and district heating systems, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

WILSON, C., SHAH, N., HEWITT, N., HAUNG, M. (2015) Considerations for the use of heat pumps with combined thermal storage as a DSM tool in a domestic retrofit setting, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

HUANG, M.J., HEWITT, N.J. (2015) Performance of underfloor heating system with phase change covering materials, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

SHAH, N., HUANG, M., HEWITT, N. (2015) Diesel engine heat pump performance analysis for a domestic retrofit application, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

Francis, C., Davies, G., Evans, J., Maughan, P., Sherwood, J., Maidment, G. (2015) Modelling and development of sustainable refrigerated road transport systems, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

Foster, A., Orlandi, M., Brown, T., Evans, J. (2015) Use of phase change materials in retail display cabinets to reduce the effect of defrosts, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

Revesz, A., Chaer, I., Thompson, J., Mavroulidou, M., Gunn, M., Maidment, G. (2015) Interactions of ground source heat pumps with nearby underground railway tunnels in an urban environment, ICR2015: The 24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan.

Eames, P. C. (2014) Predicted charging and discharging of a latent heat thermal energy storage system linked to a solar thermal collector system, Eurosun, Aix les Bain, France.

Huang, M.J., Hewitt, N.J. (2014) Air source heat pump application in residential buildings, World Renewable Energy Congress 2014 (WREC 2014), Kingston University, UK.

Huang, M.J., Hewitt, N.J., Wang, Y. (2014) The energy conservation potential of using phase change materials as thermal mass material for air source heat pump driven underfloor heating system in a building, 13th International Conference of Clean Energy ICCE 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Critoph, R. E. (2014) An approach to second law analysis of adsorption heat pumps, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, University of Maryland, US.

Rivero Pacho, A.M., Critoph, R.E.,  Metcalf, S.J. (2014) Intrinsic thermal conductivity and wall contact resistance effect in granular active carbon generators, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, University of Maryland, US.

Metcalf, S.J., Rivero Pacho, A.M., Critoph, R.E. (2014) Development of a Carbon-Ammonia Adsorption Gas-Fired Domestic Heat Pump, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference, University of Maryland, US.

Rivero Pacho, A.M., Critoph, R.E., Metcalf, S.J. (2013) Study of thermal conductivity and geometry wall contact resistance effect of granular active carbon for refrigeration and heat pumping systems. Proc. of the Intl. Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Engineering Systems, ISBN978-4-88757-173-0.

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