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How to control only cooling in summer and heating in winter in openstudio

asked 2014-12-03 01:23:15 -0500

MinggangYin's avatar

updated 2017-05-17 12:42:28 -0500

I have set cooling availability and heating availability, and assigned to the cooling coils and heating coils. When I performed the simulation, there was some cooling in winter and heating in summer. So I chose to set cooling availability and heating availability to the air loop. It doesn't work.

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answered 2014-12-03 05:07:37 -0500

Waseem's avatar

Hi, I think the better way will be to select a temperature set-point high enough for cooling that it does not trigger HVAC system. you can apply same idea for heating season.

Hope this will help.

Kindest Regards


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thanks for the information but is there any other way to set cooling and heating by season cause that mean i'll have to go a lot lower or Higher the current mostly used set point for heating and cooling in my city. for example i work in my research on Cairo Egypt and fukuoka Japan, in Cairo the set point used for cooling is around 22-24 which is also very common to occur in winter time, if i wanna have a temperature that will rarely occur in winter i'll probably go for 28-30 degrees which would not be accepted by the occupants as a cooling setpoint. regards

shahin1992's avatar shahin1992  ( 2016-05-14 05:32:00 -0500 )edit

@shahin1992: By high enough I meant e.g. a set-point temperature of 50deg, which won't trigger cooling system and for heating system it could be -100deg. You could also use availability schedule for different seasons.

Waseem's avatar Waseem  ( 2016-05-14 09:41:15 -0500 )edit

thank you for your reply, i deeply appreciate it. i'm using Celsius degrees here, and i don't really understand how to use season availability schedules. regards

shahin1992's avatar shahin1992  ( 2016-05-14 10:02:35 -0500 )edit

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