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Since Energy-Plus calculates the peak load and displays it using ZoneLoadComponentSummary, it is possible for us to tweak the program a little bit to force monthly load component summary ?

asked 2018-07-19 06:04:14 -0500

Siv gravatar image

updated 2018-07-19 10:05:03 -0500

Hi, I know this question is a cliche, but I would like to know if any one has a tweak.

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Have you tried running separate simulations for each month?

JasonGlazer gravatar image JasonGlazer  ( 2018-07-19 09:47:15 -0500 )edit

Cool, it works when I create 12 different design days for 12 months based on ASHRAE climate data and run the simulation 12 times. Its tedious, but works. Thank you for your response.

Siv gravatar image Siv  ( 2018-07-20 00:23:45 -0500 )edit

I'm going to summarize this as a response.

JasonGlazer gravatar image JasonGlazer  ( 2018-07-20 10:23:18 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-07-20 10:26:59 -0500

There is no built in way to get the ZoneLoadComponentSummary report for each month.

A work around is to run separate EnergyPlus simulations for each month. To do this, create 12 different design days for each of the 12 months based on ASHRAE climate data. Run the simulation 12 times with each design day, once for each month.

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