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solar assisted cooling in EnergyPlus

asked 2017-08-24 19:21:56 -0600

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updated 2017-09-06 07:25:27 -0600

I want to make a solar assisted cooling system in Energyplus.

The solar panel is connected to thermal storage, and absorption chiller is operating by heat reserved in thermal storage.

Is it possible to make this system in EnergyPlus?

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answered 2017-08-25 03:36:50 -0600

Yes.

You'll need:

Have a look at the EnergyPlus example files, especially the ChillerAbsorption.idf or IndirectAbsorptionChiller.idf to see how these are used, and SolarCollectorFlatPlateWater.idf which used solar thermal panels to heat up a storage tank (WaterHeater:Mixed).

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thank you very much! I'll try it!

khr5849 gravatar image khr5849  ( 2017-08-26 23:53:58 -0600 )edit

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