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Please I’m a complete novice to TRNSYS, please how do I use it to calculate energy consumption of a building (lights, computers, HVAC)

asked 2018-09-02 10:37:38 -0500

Triaction's avatar

updated 2018-09-04 08:51:19 -0500

Please I’m a complete novice to TRNSYS, please how do I use TRNSYS to model and calculate energy consumption of a building (lights, computers, HVAC)?. Thank you.

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answered 2018-09-06 11:13:16 -0500

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There are a couple of tutorials in the documentation that step you through the creation of building models and HVAC system models in TRNSYS. See the Tutorials and Examples volumes of the documentation set that should be installed in the TRNSYS18\Documentation folder.

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you can find tutorials on youtube

banicu's avatar banicu  ( 2018-09-07 08:36:53 -0500 )edit

Thanks for your kind responses. I found the document and going through it. As for Youtube, I did not find any relevant video tutorial related to How to calculate energy consumption of a building, but I will appreciate it if you can help me with a link to a video tutorial. Thank you

Triaction's avatar Triaction  ( 2018-09-07 08:44:45 -0500 )edit

There are not any official video tutorials for TRNSYS. The documentation is the only official help.

Tim McDowell's avatar Tim McDowell  ( 2018-09-11 11:14:54 -0500 )edit

Thanks for the response. I’d appreciate if distinguished in the house could make an official video to that regard because not all of us are so smart/knowledgeable to understand the attached documents.

Triaction's avatar Triaction  ( 2018-09-18 01:03:40 -0500 )edit

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