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Can I set the natural ventilation depending of temperature and CO2 ppm?

asked 2016-10-03 12:37:10 -0600

poppo92's avatar

updated 2016-10-18 14:18:05 -0600

I would like to activate the ventilation if temperatures reaches certain values and ppm reaches the value 1000, in order to maximize the internal air quality. in OPENSTUDIO

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answered 2016-10-04 11:08:26 -0600

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updated 2016-10-04 11:54:32 -0600

Which Ventilation method are you using ? The Airflow network or the simple Ventilation Design Flow rate etc.. ?

In any case I would say EMS is the answer to all those type of controls. You can just set your Ventilation schedule using Schedule: Constant.

Using EMS, set the temperature of the zone and the C02 concentration as sensors. The component to be actuated is the schedule value. Write your program to execute the control you want. There's quite a lot of literature on EMS in the Input/Output reference and the example files .

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what is EMS?...

poppo92's avatar poppo92  ( 2016-10-04 11:31:20 -0600 )edit

Energy Management System , though you will have to use EnergyPlus measures to insert the EMS code.

Jevin's avatar Jevin  ( 2016-10-04 11:53:22 -0600 )edit

where can I find a EMS software for openstudio? is it difficult to learn it?

poppo92's avatar poppo92  ( 2016-10-05 04:54:25 -0600 )edit

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