Mixed Methods Research about Solar Cooling and Heating Systems in Buildings

Document Type : Original Article


MSc student, Department of Civil Engineering, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Fossil fuels used on large basis to produce electricity, When they are burnt, the carbon stored inside them is released which combines with oxygen in the air to create carbon dioxide, It’s clear that how much cooling and heating systems effect on environment  by increasing  amounts of carbon dioxide which is  the main gas responsible for increasing greenhouse effect and finally global warming. Over the past years, scientists try to find a way to use solar energy and make electricity to change cooling systems in buildings. The solution here suggested is formed by absorption machines powered by solar panels used to air-condition small residential building. This paper seeks to consider two valuable papers in this field to give a general insight about these Methods.


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Volume 1, Issue 1 - Serial Number 1
September 2020
Pages 7-19
  • Receive Date: 30 September 2023
  • Accept Date: 30 September 2023