Scientific articles

Main HYBUILD findings are disseminated though scientific conference and/or journal publications.

Journal publications

  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of an Innovative Compact Hybrid Electrical-Thermal Storage System for Residential Buildings in Mediterranean Climate. Zsembinszki, G.; Llantoy, N.; Palomba, V.; Frazzica, A.; Dallapiccola, M.; Trentin, F.; Cabeza, L.F. Sustainability 2021, 13, 5322. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13095322

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  • Deep Learning Optimal Control for a Complex Hybrid Energy Storage System. Zsembinszki, G.; Fernández, C.; Vérez, D.; Cabeza, L.F.  Buildings 202111, 194. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11050194

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  • Hybrid Cascade Heat Pump and Thermal-Electric Energy Storage System for Residential Buildings: Experimental Testing and Performance Analysis. Palomba, V.; Bonanno, A.; Brunaccini, G.; Aloisio, D.; Sergi, F.; Dino, G.E.; Varvaggiannis, E.; Karellas, S.; Nitsch, B.; Strehlow, A.; Groβe, A.; Herrmann, R.; Barmparitsas, N.; Koch, N.; Vérez, D.; Cabeza, L.F.; Zsembinszki, G.; Frazzica, A.  Energies 202114, 2580.

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  • Life Cycle Assessment of an Innovative Hybrid Energy Storage System for Residential Buildings in Continental Climates. Llantoy, N.; Zsembinszki, G.; Palomba, V.; Frazzica, A.; Dallapiccola, M.; Trentin, F.; Cabeza, L.F. Appl. Sci. 2021, 11, 3820.

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  • Paraffins as phase change material in a compact plate-fin heat exchanger – Part II: Validation of the “curve scale” hysteresis model for incomplete phase transitions, Tilman Barz, Journal of Energy Storage, Volume 34, 2021, 102164, ISSN 2352-152X

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  • Paraffins as phase change material in a compact plate-fin heat exchanger – Part I: Experimental analysis and modeling of complete phase transitions, Tilman Barz, Johann Emhofer, Journal of Energy Storage, Volume 33, 2021, 102128, ISSN 2352-152X

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  • Techno-Economic Analysis of a Heat Pump Cycle Including a Three-Media Refrigerant/Phase Change Material/Water Heat Exchanger in the Hot Superheated Section for Efficient Domestic Hot Water Generation; Johann Emhofer, Klemens Marx, Tilman Barz, Felix Hochwallner, Luisa F. Cabeza, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Andreas Strehlow, Birgo Nitsch, Michael Wiesflecker and Werner Pink; Applied Sciences, Published: 6 November 2020

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  • Energy assessment based on semi-dynamic modelling of a photovoltaic driven vapour compression chiller using phase change materials for cold energy storageEfstratios Varvagiannis, Antonios Charalampidis, Gabriel Zsembinszki, SotiriosKarellas, Luisa F.Cabeza; Renewable Energy; Volume 163, January 2021

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  • Identification of Phase Fraction–Temperature Curves from Heat Capacity Data for Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer in Commercial Paraffin Waxes, Tilman Barz, Johannes Krämer and Johann Emhofer, Energies 2020, 13(19), 5149; Published : 2 October 2020

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  • Evaluation of in-situ coated porous structures for hybrid heat pumps, Palomba, Valeria; Lombardo, Walter; Grosse, André; Herrmann, Ralph; Nitsch, Birgo; Strehlow, Andreas; Bastian, Raimund; Sapienza, Alessio; Frazzica, Andrea; Energy Volume 209, 15 October 2020, 118313

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  • Performance Study of Direct Integration of Phase Change Material into an Innovative Evaporator of a Simple Vapour Compression System, by Boniface Dominick Mselle, David Vérez, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Emiliano Borri and Luisa F. Cabeza; Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(13), 4649

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  • Selection of the appropriate phase change material for two innovative compact energy storage systems in residential buildings – Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Fernández, Ángel G.; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(6), 2116

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  • Experimental study of a fin-and-tube heat exchanger working as evaporator in subatmospheric conditionsValeria Palomba, Andrea Frazzica – Applied Thermal Engineering – Volume 175, 5 July 2020, 115336

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  • Hybrid Adsorption-Compression Systems for Air Conditioning in Efficient Buildings: Design through Validated Dynamic Models – Valeria Palomba, Efstratios Varvagiannis, Sotirios Karellas, Andrea Frazzica – Energies 2019, 12(6), 1161;

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  • Phenomenological modelling of phase transitions with hysteresis in solid/liquid PCM – Tilman Barz, Johannn Emhofer, Klemens Marx, Gabriel Zsembinszki & Luisa F. Cabeza – Journal of Building Performance Simulation – ISSN: 1940-1493 (Print) 1940-1507 (Online)

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Conference papers

  • Machine learning driven optimization of a hybrid electrical and thermal systemM. Dallapiccola, F. Trentin, G. Barchi, C. Dipasquale, R. Fedrizzi, D. Moser Institute for Renewable Energy, EURAC Research, 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

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  • Integration of a compact two fluid PCM heat exchanger into the hot superheated section of an air source heat pump cycle for optimized DHW generation – Johann Emhofer, Tilman Barz, Klemens Marx, Felix Hochwallner, Luisa F. Cabeza, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Andreas Strehlow, Birgo Nitsch, Michael Weiss – 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Montreal, Canada, August 24−30, 2019  – Copyright © IIF/IIR. Published with the authorization of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR): www.iifiir.org

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  • Phenomenological modelling of solid/liquid phase transitions in non-ideal PCM – Tilman Barz, Johann Emhofer, Klemens Marx, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Luisa F. Cabeza – Eurotherm Seminar #112 – Advances in Thermal Energy Storage – 2019 – Universitat de Lleida

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  • Phase change material selection for two innovative compact energy storage systems in residential buildings – Gabriel Zsembinszki, Jaume Gasia, Eduard Oró, Luisa F. Cabeza – GREiA Research Group, INSPIRES Research Centre, Universitat de Lleida – XI Congreso Nacional y II Internacional de Ingeniería Termodinámica

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  • Dynamic Modelling of a Hybrid Solar Thermal/electric Energy Storage System for Application in Residential Buildings – Andrea Frazzica, Valeria Palomba, Francesco Sergi, Marco Ferraro, Luisa F. Cabeza, Gabriel Zsembinszki, Eduard Oró, Sotirios Karellas, Stratis Varvagiannis, Johann Emhofer, Tilman Barz – International Solar Energy Society – EuroSun 2018 Conference Proceedings

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  • Heat transfer and dynamics characterization of porous structures for high-density adsorption storages – Valeria Palomba, Fabio Costa, Andrea Frazzica, André Groβe, Ralph Herrmann – Eurotherm Seminar #112 – Advances in Thermal Energy Storage – 2019 – Universitat de Lleida

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  • Development of an innovative compact hybrid electrical-thermal storage system for historic building integrated applications in the Mediterranean climate – C. Heracleous, C. Charalambous, A. Michael, A. Yiannaka, V. Efthymiou – 2019 – Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) conference

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Workshop report

Renewable Heating and Cooling Solutions for Buildings and Industry Frazzica, A.; Decorme, R.; Calderoni, M.; Cuneo, A.; Taťáková, Z.; Scoccia, R.; Jakob, U.; Carbonell, D.; Karellas, S.; Spijker, E.; Cioni, G.; Varga, S.; Mahkamov, K.; Gracia, A.D.; Zsembinszki, G.; Cabeza, L.F.; Ciccolanti, L.; Vuillerme, V.; Fabiani, C. Renewable Heating and Cooling Solutions for Buildings and Industry. Proceedings 2020, 65, 16.

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Sun and thermal energy: Europe’s precious energy sources for efficient industries and buildings – S. Scotton, R. Decorme, M. Calderoni, S. Valentino Costa, A. Cuneo, A. Frazzica, S. Barberis, F. Fuligni, F. Martinelli, F. Magrassi – Sustainable Places 2019, Cagliari, 05-07 June 2019

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