How to model a system in E+ in which solar collectors can be used to charge TES unit (Water Tank) i.e Thermal Energy Storage Unit?

asked 2019-10-22 17:35:08 -0500

Hi! I am new to Energy Plus modeling. I want to model a system in which the solar collector during the day time is used to charge the TES unit (water tank) i.e. Thermal Energy Storage unit. I am working on a model in which the TES unit is connected to a heat pump system that is going to be used for space heating. I want some guidance about how to use different objects of E+ software in order to charge the tank through the solar collector. If anyone has experience in this then please share your ideas. Thank you

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You should look into this example files 'HPAirToAir_wSolarCollectorHWCoil.idf' to get started with. This helped me a lot me in past.

Javed's avatar Javed  ( 2019-10-28 01:56:59 -0500 )edit

I will look into it. Thank you

Utsav Patel's avatar Utsav Patel  ( 2019-10-30 11:22:40 -0500 )edit