A smart and sustainable way to produce cooling power during the hot season is through thermal activated compression. One of the most promising technology is the ejector cycle. An experimental machine based on this technology has been designed and built at Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). This study presents a dynamic simulation model of a full house incorporating solar collectors to produce domestic hot water and to feed an ejector-based solar air-conditioning machine. The model takes into account geographic location, transient thermal house behaviour, and also integrates a performance map of the ejector cycle based on real measurement campaign. Different types of collectors and storage sizes have been studied as well. In this paper, the developed model is used to analyze and optimize operation and strategy of hot water production and air conditioning. Results show that the full solar solution may cover low energy house needs.

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