Thermal Performance Testing for Window with Vacuum Glazing


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This document deals with the determination of thermal transmission properties of wood-aluminium window with vacuum glazing. Test measurements are performed with guarded hot-box method at defined temperature difference. They describe how the support pillars influence temperature distribution on the surface and how the edge vacuum glazing influence the heat flow through window. The deformation of the temperature field due to support pillars is surprisingly small and its range is from 0.20 K to 0.46 K with temperature difference on both sides of approximately 20 K. Decrease of internal surface temperature from the middle of glass to the edge is about 20.04 – 16.15 = 3.89 K.



Edited by:

Ulrich Pont, Matthias Schuss and Ardeshir Mahdavi




I. Chmúrny et al., "Thermal Performance Testing for Window with Vacuum Glazing", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 887, pp. 13-20, 2019

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January 2019




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