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How to independently apply air flow rate and temperature?

asked 2016-03-11 19:40:56 -0500

Ashish_Sinha gravatar image

updated 2017-05-04 09:09:40 -0500

I need to apply air flowing into a building zone at a certain flow rate and temperature. So far the HVAC tools available do not allow me to independently control air flow rate and temperature into a zone, though they allow me to control these indirectly through thermostat set points. I just want to control these directly. How to do it?

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answered 2016-03-13 09:30:51 -0500

If you are using OpenStudio or EnergyPlus you can use a constant fan / constant volume zone conditioning component to control the flow and a setpoint manager to control the temperature of the air flowing into the space.

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thank you for your response. I am trying to implement this, will let you know how it goes.

Ashish_Sinha gravatar image Ashish_Sinha  ( 2016-04-07 22:16:08 -0500 )edit

Hi Ashish, I am facing similar issue. Did this solution work? could you share any more insights or example IDF? Thanks.

Rohit gravatar image Rohit  ( 2020-01-02 22:04:00 -0500 )edit

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