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how to select Space type and climate zone

asked 2017-09-28 09:54:12 -0500

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updated 2017-09-28 12:07:05 -0500

If I want to simulate a building in ShangHai (China), how do I select the Space Type and Climate Zone? I didn't find the proper input. If I choose closed office CZ-3 and zone 1, I find the sensible cooling is very small. Then I change the people, light, equipment, and the results don't change much.

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What weather file and design days are you using? How did you set your default space types?

mdahlhausen's avatar mdahlhausen  ( 2017-09-28 12:10:42 -0500 )edit

Space type selection really has to do with how spaces within your building are used. The 90.1 space type templates contain schedule and load definitions appropriate for specific spaces within buildings. While they have an associated climate zone, there's not really a strong interdependence between space type definitions and climate. Construction sets on the other hand are usually prescribed by building codes, which are highly dependent.

ljbrackney's avatar ljbrackney  ( 2017-10-16 11:50:59 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-10-16 09:15:31 -0500

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  1. I Just use "CHN_Shanghai.Shanghai.583620_CSWD.ddy"
  2. office-90.1 2010 template-ASHRAE 169-2006-2B space type use ASHRAE 90.1-2010 office closed office could you tell me the relationship between "climate zone and space " and energy plus input.
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