Service life testing of PCM based components in buildings
2005 (English)In: 10DBMC International Conference of Building Materials and Components, 2005, 253-260 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
In the CRAFT project C-TIDE (Changeable Thermal Inertia Dry Enclosures) the possibility of changing the thermal inertia of lightweight buildings with PCM, Phase Change Material, is explored. The project is performed in collaboration with Italian and Swedish partners representing both the industry and research. Lightweight buildings represent a well-established technology in Sweden. In Italy this technology is entering the market.
A problem is the overheating of the building during the hot season, especially in warm climate but also in Nordic climate during summer. This project deals mainly with this problem.
A crucial issue of the use of these materials is the performance over time data of the phase change material that are used in the building. An extensive program is set up to perform long time testing of the thermal properties of the materials that were used in the project. The long time testing programme of the materials was established to correspond with the governing procedure set up by ISO 15686-2 "Buildings and consructed assets– Service life planning – Part 2: Service life prediction procedures".
This paper describes the framework of the testing procedure, the set-up of the testing equipment and preliminary results of the tests.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. 253-260 p.
Service life, phase change materials
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-8785OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-8785DiVA: diva2:14213
QC 201010202005-11-222005-11-222010-10-20Bibliographically approved