Adding additional refrigeration ouputs

asked 2019-11-19 19:16:07 -0600

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updated 2019-11-19 19:16:37 -0600

I'm specifically trying to get the refrigerant state (temperature, pressure, and flow rate) at various 'nodes' in the refrigeration system in EnergyPlus, like leaving conditions for each major component. Since there aren't really nodes in the refrigeration system like there are in HVAC, it seems that I'll need to add them in. I've started the process by looking up the variable for each (for example, the suction pressure and related temperature and flow for each compressor), and then defining a new SetupOutputVariable() for each. It's doable but a little tedious since most of this is only calculated in local routines, so I wanted to check to see if anyone else has already done something similar that I might be able to borrow from, or if my approach might not be the best.

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