Thermal buffer

Thermal buffer

A space or other element that reduces the heating and cooling load on another space located between the space and the exterior.
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To minimize the amount of hardware at the hot temperature, a short thermal buffer tube is used adjacent to the hot heat exchanger in a traveling-wave thermoacoustic engine.
The entire complex will aim for LEED Silver certification, relying mostly on traditional building practices to create shady and cool areas with thermal buffer zones.
The 6-liter payload container, which is red in color and labeled to distinguish it from the ice drums, also has an integrated thermal buffer built into the top and bottom virtually eliminating accidental or inadvertent freezing from conduction.
the sustainability award at the Green Building Solutions Conference and Exhibition, as a result of its innovative use of thermal buffer zones within the
This second, smaller tank acts as a thermal buffer between the STES and the heat sources and sinks, i.
Normally installed with a Babcock Wanson circulating pump group and a combined de-aerator, thermal buffer and expansion tank, Babcock Wanson thermal fluid heaters can be fully integrated into a process control system to be remotely operated or managed by computer or telemetry.
The Applied Research Building at Arizona is now complete, and has been awarded Platinum Certification by the US Green Building Council (the highest rating for sustainability under the LEED programme), and while a three-storey south-facing atrium that captures winter sun and serves as a thermal buffer is not necessarily a new idea, it took time for the architect to convince the project board that this strategy should be adopted.
The gardens are designed to form a breathable second layer and thermal buffer for the main building, shielding the interior from Moscow's extreme summer and winter climates.
The atria act as a thermal buffer for the building.
Integral high pressure water/glycol circulation pumps and large capacity thermal buffer tanks provide the flexibility to meet numerous industrial cooling applications where a constant supply of chilled water at any temperature between 18[degrees]C and -10[degrees]C is required.
Integral high pressure water/glycol circulation pumps and large capacity thermal buffer tanks provide the flexibility for numerous industrial cooling applications where a constant supply of chilled water at between -10[degrees]C and +18[degrees]C is needed, says the company.