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Transition Guidelines for GroundHeatExchanger from EP Version 8.8 to 8.9

asked 2018-04-12 16:53:53 -0500

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updated 2018-04-12 17:10:28 -0500

In EnergyPlus 8.9, the file "Rules8-8-0-to-8-9-0.md" does not include transition guidelines for previous versions of GroundHeatExchanger to the new GroundHeatExchanger structure. Is anyone aware of a location where this information is published?

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answered 2018-04-13 04:11:20 -0500

updated 2018-04-13 04:11:36 -0500

You can find this information in the source code of the Transition subproject. It's written in fortan 90, and the relevant section is at CreateNewIDFUsingRulesV8_9_0.f90#L391:L462.

It should be quite readable. I started mapping stuff to give you a concrete example, it should be self-explanatory for the rest. I got bored so I didn't do the two objects left (I stopped on line 425):

Mapping transition for GHX

Excel spreadsheet uploaded on Google Drive for convenience.

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