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Modeling Data Centers in EnergyPlus

asked 2016-09-07 17:29:31 -0500

updated 2016-10-18 14:30:34 -0500

I know that there has been a previous thread on this issue (What are the "best tools" for modeling data center cooling?) but this thread ended two years ago before EnergyPlus 8.3 added the ElectricEquipment:ITE:AirCooled object and the Implement new data center HVAC simulation model #4624. Has anyone been successful in using these objects to model a data center. Also, has anyone been able to model hot aisle cold aisle containment with E+? Any information is helpful.

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answered 2016-09-08 08:36:00 -0500

Probably not the answer you're looking for, but that building type is scheduled to be added to the prototype measure by our friends at LBL and ORNL this coming year.

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Hi all, I am also looking to model the data centers in EnergyPlus. Has the prototype models of data centers released for EnergyPlus version later than 8.3. Is there any data center prototype model for reference?

Prateek gravatar image Prateek  ( 2017-10-04 19:16:46 -0500 )edit

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