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Is possible to calculate the heating rate using COMPACT HVAC:ZONE:PURCHASED AIR in Energy Plus v. 8.6?

asked 2017-02-17 23:13:37 -0500

melanie gravatar image

updated 2017-02-17 23:14:12 -0500

I'm trying to calculate the heating rate. The InputOutputReference of 2008 and others documents suggest to use the COMPACT HVAC:ZONE:PURCHASED AIR. But I'm using the version 8.6 of Energy Plus and can't find that class. There is something equivalent in the version 8.6?

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answered 2017-02-20 15:37:30 -0500

Ricardo GAllegos gravatar image

updated 2017-02-21 05:36:00 -0500

Ideal Load Air System is a concept totally equivalent to purchased air. Check the input output reference manual. You can use the HVACTemplate objects for convenience:

Or the ZoneHVAC:IdealLoadsAirSystem directly.

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I took the liberty of adding links to the documentation and mention the non HVACTemplate option.

Worth reading the first paragraph here:

The simplest way to add HVAC control to an EnergyPlus thermal zone is to use the ZoneHVAC:IdealLoadsAirSystem. This was called purchased air in older versions

Julien Marrec gravatar image Julien Marrec  ( 2017-02-21 05:36:21 -0500 )edit

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