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Residential internal loads differentiated by space type

asked 2020-05-05 10:07:35 -0500

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updated 2020-05-05 17:22:00 -0500

Hello, I am looking for solid references (scientific literature or standards) providing values (and if possible schedules) of internal loads (if possible electrical equipment, lighting, person density) in residential buildings, with a distinction by space type, e.g. living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, circulation spaces etc. Set points differentiated by space type can easily be found in several places, for instance in CIBSE Guide A, but it does not seem to be the case for internal loads. The closest thing I could find is the Swiss norm SIA Merkblatt 2024, which in its version of 2006 provided separate load profiles for living rooms/bedrooms, kitchens and circulations spaces. Interestingly but unfortunately, the new version of 2015 seems to have abolished this distinction. I would be grateful for your suggestions.

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answered 2020-05-05 10:15:47 -0500

Some of that type of information is collected in the 2014 Building America House Simulation Protocols document (US-focused): https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy14osti/60...

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Great, very helpful, thank you very much.

aubr gravatar image aubr  ( 2020-05-06 01:59:05 -0500 )edit

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