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Why is there no heat rejection energy from air cooled VRF?

asked 2018-01-16 17:59:03 -0500

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updated 2018-01-17 22:10:18 -0500

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Is it always included in the (air cooled) compressor energy?

There is cooling energy, but I would expect to see some condenser fan energy under heat rejection. I did not see any way to connect condenser fans, so I assume that the assumption was the condenser fan energy is always rolled up with the compressor.

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answered 2018-01-17 12:41:00 -0500

In EnergyPlus, compressor energy for air-cooled AirConditioner:VariableRefrigerantFlow objects are included under Cooling:Electricity, not HeatRejection:Electricity. You can look at the .mtd output file to see which equipment is included on which meters.

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