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EnergyPlus: how to multiply energy use of air terminal when i apply zone group

asked 2018-07-26 00:22:59 -0500

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updated 2018-09-24 11:41:48 -0500

Hi now i am modelling high rise buildings with energyplus. to cut computing load i decided to group zones with zonegroup and i input 20 as multiplier. however, energy use from air terminal was not multiplied for 20 zones whereas energy use of VRF or FCU was multiplied by the multiplier i input. How can i multiply energy use of air terminal using zonegroup?

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answered 2018-10-04 15:08:37 -0500

If the HVAC equipment is autosized, it should all become 20x larger for zones with a 20x multiplier. This should work regardless of the system type. If the equipment is not autosized, then the user must manually scale up the pertinent values.

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