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dc.contributor.authorSarcinella, Antonellapor
dc.contributor.authorAguiar, J. L. Barroso depor
dc.contributor.authorLettieri, Mariateresapor
dc.contributor.authorCunha, Sandrapor
dc.contributor.authorFrigione, Mariaenricapor
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-21T10:39:56Z-
dc.date.available2020-05-21T10:39:56Z-
dc.date.issued2020-04-28-
dc.identifier.citationSarcinella, A.; De Aguiar, J.L.B.; Lettieri, M.; Cunha, S.; Frigione, M. Thermal Performance of Mortars Based on Different Binders and Containing a Novel Sustainable Phase Change Material (PCM). Materials 2020, 13, 2055.por
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/65424-
dc.description.abstractIncreasing concerns about climate change and global warming bring about technical steps for the development of several energy-efficient technologies. Since the building sector is one of the largest energy users for cooling and heating necessities, the incorporation of a proper energy-efficient material into the building envelopes could be an interesting solution for saving energy. Phase change material (PCM)-based thermal energy storage (TES) seems suitable to provide efficient energy redistribution. This is possible because the PCM is able to store and release its latent heat during the phase change processes that occurs according to the environmental temperature. The purpose of this paper was the characterization of the thermal properties of a composite PCM (i.e., Lecce stone/poly-ethylene glycol, previously developed) incorporated into mortar compositions based on different binders (i.e., hydraulic lime and cement). The study was carried out using an experimental set up through which it was possible to simulate the different seasons of the years. It was observed that the addition of PCM in mortars leads to a decrease of the maximum temperatures and increase of the minimum temperatures. Furthermore, the results shown a reduction of the heating and cooling needs, thus confirming the capability of this material to save energy.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institutepor
dc.rightsopenAccesspor
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/por
dc.subjectphase change material (PCM)por
dc.subjectthermal energy storage (TES)por
dc.subjectsustainable materials for buildingspor
dc.subjectthermal properties; mortarspor
dc.subjecthydraulic limepor
dc.subjectcementpor
dc.subjectthermal propertiespor
dc.subjectmortarspor
dc.titleThermal performance of mortars based on different binders and containing a novel sustainable Phase Change Material (PCM)por
dc.typearticlepor
dc.peerreviewedyespor
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/9/2055por
dc.commentshttp://ctac.uminho.pt/node/3133-
oaire.citationIssue9por
oaire.citationVolume13por
dc.date.updated2020-05-14T13:56:12Z-
dc.identifier.eissn1996-1944-
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ma13092055por
dc.subject.fosEngenharia e Tecnologia::Engenharia Civilpor
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalMaterialspor
oaire.versionVoRpor
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