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How to 'turn on' district heating and cooling outputs in IDF Editor for EnergyPlus

asked 2019-12-02 13:34:42 -0600

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updated 2019-12-02 13:35:31 -0600

I am trying to run a simulation using an Ideal Loads Air System to get outputs of District Heating and Cooling. I have run the simulation to get some output but not the District Heating and Cooling. Is there a specific class in the IDF Editor that will 'turn on' these outputs?

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answered 2019-12-02 14:37:39 -0600

Yes, include an Output:Variable for each output you want.

You can include the object Output:VariableDictionary and after a successful run, you will find a file eplusout.rdd that includes every variable that applies to your specific model. The IDF Editor will also parse this file automatically to help prepopulate choices for any Output:Variable. You can also refer to the I/O reference guide, every object (or almost) has an input section defining what each fields are, and also an Output section related to the Output:Variable that apply to the object and what they mean if needed to explain.

Here's the one for ZoneHVAC:IdealLoadsAirSystem

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