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Create zero-heat flux boundary condition

asked 2020-05-29 14:46:46 -0600

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updated 2020-05-31 08:14:51 -0600

I simulated with adiabatic wall vs constructions with very very low thermal transmittance for a single zone example. I got more realistic results with second option construction. What´s the e+ way to create zero heat flux boundary conditions for exterior surfaces? thanks

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answered 2020-05-29 16:51:10 -0600

From the Input Output Reference, the "Adiabatic" outside boundary condition will not transfer heat out of the zone, but will still store heat in thermal mass. So, a very lightweight adiabatic wall should result in near-zero heat transfer in/out of the wall.

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