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Does E+ Simulate Greenhouse's Fog System?

asked 2018-07-08 07:41:38 -0500

taher.ahel gravatar image

updated 2018-07-08 08:39:44 -0500

I'm Modeling a greenhouse in E+ that has fog system which is used for cooling purpose and controlling humidity... Is there any way to model fog system? or Should I use humidifier instead of foging sys in order to adjust humidity?

Sincerely Taher .A

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answered 2018-07-14 03:52:49 -0500

Avi gravatar image

updated 2018-07-14 12:19:31 -0500

To my best knowledge you can only use humidifier but you will have to tweak down the energy add by the humidifier since it is heating the water from tap water temperature to boiling temp. So if you use Humidifier:Steam:Gasand set the Thermal efficiency to 1 all the energy consumed by the humidifier will end up in the zone.

You will also have to account for the cooling affect of the water.

Maybe you can achieve that by adding a radiant cooling which will remove the needed amount of energy from the zone.

Probably you will need to use EMS to match the energy quantities at simulation time.

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Thank you Avi... So I'll try to do...

taher.ahel gravatar imagetaher.ahel ( 2018-07-14 07:31:54 -0500 )edit
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answered 2018-07-16 01:26:58 -0500

MikeBarker gravatar image

Taher, you are welcome to post your question over at :- Please consider joining this fledgling LinkedIN Group for Professionals :- Greenhouse Design ( Controlled Environment Agriculture )

200 members https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12090127

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answered 2018-07-16 05:43:16 -0500

rafael.alonso gravatar image

I worked on something similar in the past, using the Zone:CoolTower:Shower object. The object was directly linked to the zone being cooled by the evaporative cooling system, and worked out pretty well. You can adjust the amount of water being introduced in the zone, according to the system size.

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