Review on Performance Analysis of Desiccant-Assisted Hybrid Cooling Systems
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Desiccant materials

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Jani D. Review on Performance Analysis of Desiccant-Assisted Hybrid Cooling Systems. Glob. J. Energ. Technol. Res. Updat. [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 28 [cited 2024 May 20];9:60-7. Available from:


Due to the growing expense of fossil fuels and other environmental issues, it is crucial to reduce the energy cost of built environment cooling systems without sacrificing indoor air quality and comfort levels. One option in this area is solid desiccant dehumidification-assisted cooling systems, which employ alternative energy sources like solar and biomass and are also environmentally beneficial by the minimal requirement of refrigerants. The present review discusses the performance analysis of different solid desiccants readily accessible on the market and their composites. Better moisture absorption and a lower regeneration temperature are qualities of a better desiccant. The review also discusses the various solid desiccant dehumidifier designs, their benefits, and their disadvantages. Solid desiccant dehumidifiers now come in various combinations, considerably enhancing system performance. The exergy efficiency of desiccant-integrated evaporative cooling is up to 21.5%, comparable with another HVAC system. A summary of the performance parameters has also been created to assess system performance further. This study will benefit innovation and advancement in solid desiccant materials in the air conditioning market.


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