Analysis of Thermal Performance of an Agricultural Greenhouse Heated by a Storage System

Analysis of Thermal Performance of an Agricultural Greenhouse Heated by a Storage System

Djemoui LalmiSalah Bezari Hocine Bensaha Mawloud Guermouai Abdelaziz Rabehi Benseddik Abdelouahab Redjem Hadef 

Unité de Recherche Appliquée en Energies Renouvelables, URAER, Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables, CDER, 47133, Ghardaïa, Algeria

Faculty of sciences and applied sciences, university of L’Arbi Ben M’hidi 04200 Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria

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30 January 2018
13 April 2018
31 March 2018
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This work consists to study the storage system effect on thermal performance of an agricultural greenhouse in semi-arid climate case Ghardaia. The data climate is used for predict the energy needs as comparison with another without storage system. The obtained results indicate that the outside needs are less than the not heated with 3 to 5°C during winter night. Were the product rate being 2kg/day. The thermal behavior of the greenhouse was study numerically and the results are corroborating with the literature.


greenhouse, storage system, thermal performances, semi-arid climate, numerical study, data measurement

1. Introduction
2. Description of the Experimental Greenhouse
3. Description of the Storage System
4. Outside Greenhouse Measurements
5. Inside Greenhouse Measurements
6. Numerical Simulation
7. Conclusion

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