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Temperature inside and outside the model

asked 2017-09-13 03:12:58 -0500

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In my project, I need to find out the temperature variation in the model corresponding to outside temperature based on heavy-weight and light-weight construction. But in Openstudio, we need to set the cooling thermostat and heating thermostat, which controls the temperature in the building, otherwise, the simulation will fail. So how can I find out the temperature variation in the model without setting the thermostat?

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answered 2017-09-13 03:21:31 -0500

updated 2017-09-13 03:21:52 -0500

I don't think your statement above is true.

You don't have to input any heating or cooling schedule for a given zone if you don't have a system supposed to condition the zone.

What is true is that if you want heating only or cooling only, you still need to input both a heating and a cooling schedule. For example if you want heating at 18°C and no cooling, put a heating thermostat schedule of 18°C and a cooling thermostat schedule of 60°C, thus ensuring you'll never need any cooling.

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