Domestic Boiler Duty Cycle Measurements - Morrin UCD

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In order to replicate operation of a typical domestic boiler in the laboratory, 13 boilers (6 oil-fired, 4 gas-fired and 3 wood pellet) were monitored over a heating season and the operating characteristics such as total running time, number of start-ups, typical running time during each cycle were recorded. This recorded data was then analysed to determine a suitable duty cycle for use in the laboratory and was also used to determine an appropriate emission factor that accounted for all operating modes.

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Mr. Stephen Morrin
Fingleton White & Co
Environmental Research Scientist
Fingleton White & Co, Portlaoise, Bridge St. Centre, Portlaoise Co. Laois, Ireland
Telephone: +353 57 8665400
e-mail: stephenmorrin@gmail.com

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Att 1    Morrin_Gas_Boiler_Duty_cycle_analysis.xls   (0.78 Mb)
Att 2    Morrin_Oil_Boiler_Analysis_Duty_cycle_analysis.xls   (1.18 Mb)
Att 3    Morrin_Wood_Pellet_Boiler_Duty_cycle_analysis.xls   (0.47 Mb)

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Author(s)Morrin, S.
Title Of WebsiteSecure Archive For Environmental Research Data
Publication InformationDomestic Boiler Duty Cycle Measurements - Morrin UCD
Name of OrganisationEnvironmental Protection Agency Ireland
Electronic Address or URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/resource?id=cb87971d-2997-11e1-ad3d-005056ae0019
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Date of AccessLast Updated on SAFER: 2017-09-26

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=251
Resource Keywordsdomestic boiler duty cycle measurement oil gas wood pellet PM NOx emission inventory emission factor
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2007-CCRP-4.4.2
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeClimate Change
Resource Availability: Any User Can Download Files From This Resource
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Limitations on the use of this Resource
Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 3
Project Start Date Thursday 1st January 2009 (01-01-2009)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Friday 30th April 2010 (30-04-2010)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Saturday 1st May 2010 (01-05-2010)
Published on SAFERSunday 18th December 2011 (18-12-2011)
Date of Last EditSunday 18th December 2011 at 16:55:57 (18-12-2011)
Datasets or Files Updated On Sunday 18th December 2011 at 16:55:57 (18-12-2011)

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Boilers were installed at the following locations: Clane, Kildare; Donadea, Kildare; Avoca, Wicklow; Drumcondra, Dublin; Stillorgan, Dublin; Raheny, Dublin, Inchicore, Dublin and Wicklow Flue gas temperature was recorded at 1 minute intervals over an extended period of time at 13 different locations and the resulting temperature-time trace was analysed to determine total running time, number of start-ups etc. This data was then used in the laboratory and also to derive an average emission factor that allows for all boiler operating modes

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This project examined PM and NOx emissions from wood pellet, oil-fired and gas-fired domestic heating boilers, as well as non road transport. This data set contains results performed on the wood pellet boiler in a laboratory setting to determine PM and NOx emission factors as a function of boiler operating mode. Other performance factors such as efficiency, fuel consumption and operating temperatures are also available.
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