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Headered Pumps Inputs [closed]

asked 2016-01-29 11:31:43 -0500

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updated 2017-05-04 06:51:52 -0500


I am wondering about some of the inputs for the Headered Variable Speed Pump. I have the information for the pumps and am wondering how I should be inputting them into OpenStudio/EnegryPlus.

Say I have the rated flow rate, head, and power consumption of one of the pumps. And the other pump is identical. When I go to input the data into Openstudio/EnergyPlus should I be multiplying the values 2 and inputting that or should I be putting in the value for one of the pumps since they are identical? I guess the thing that is throwing me off is the input number of pumps in bank. I know that is two but are the rest of the inputs related to the sizing of one or both?

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2016-01-29 12:21:40 -0500

This is fairly clearly stated in the Input/Output document. For instance, the field 'Total Rated Flow Rate' is described as "equal to the product of number of pumps and the flow rate of each individual pump". Same for 'Rated Power Consumption'.

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