A Simulation Study on the Energy Efficiency of Gas-Burned Boilers in Heating Systems

Zaiyi Liao
2015 International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering  
The energy efficiency of gas-burned boilers in space heating systems is sensitive to how the boiler is controlled. This study is aimed to investigate how the overall energy performance of a heating system can be optimized using best boiler control scheme. This is to be achieved through experimental studies and simulation studies. This paper presents the latter. A simplified boiler is proposed and integrated in a heating system modeling platform for the simulation study. The results show that
more » ... esults show that the boiler in a heating system should be controlled according to the heating load in order to achieve the highest long-term energy efficiency while maintaining desired comfort.
doi:10.11648/j.ijepe.20150406.11 fatcat:qd5wclnwbza63kailxhu64j6lu