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how to maintain indoor energy constant

asked 2017-10-18 12:02:08 -0600

tianyang gravatar image

updated 2017-10-18 13:07:09 -0600

I want to maintain the light, equipment and people energy constant, but I don't know how to do in EnergyPlus, could someone help me ? Thanks.

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answered 2017-10-26 11:29:33 -0600

Use a constant schedule of 1.0. Schedule:Constant is a quick way to define one. For People, it's a little more complicated. Both the Number of People Schedule and the Activity Level Schedule need to be constant. Also, by default the Sensible Heat Fraction varies depending on the zone conditions. So, you would also need to specify a fixed value for that.

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I change Constant schedule to 1, but all my internal heat gain become zero, what should I do?

tianyang gravatar image tianyang  ( 2017-11-01 13:31:25 -0600 )edit

If you haven't solved this by now, please share the idf file so we can see exactly what schedule you changed.

MJWitte gravatar image MJWitte  ( 2017-11-30 23:40:27 -0600 )edit

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