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eQuest fan static pressure units

asked 2015-04-16 17:02:01 -0500

jkjenner gravatar image

updated 2015-07-10 13:46:33 -0500

I'm attempting to model a school in eQuest and my fan energy seems much too low. In searching for the source of the low fan energy I noticed that the input screen in eQuest for AHU fan static pressure lists "Static in WG" for units, while the SV-A output report lists the units for the AHU fan in "IN-WATER."

What throws me is that the value in both is exactly the same: that is, I've entered a fan static pressue of 0.4 inches hg in eQuest, and the static pressure value which appears in the SV-A report in inches water is also 0.4.

Has anyone encountered this oddity? Anyone aware of what the source might be? I don't yet have a good grasp of how the unit conversions work between eQuest and DOE...

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answered 2015-04-17 10:00:41 -0500

"WG" stands for water gauge, which is synonymous with inches of water. It is not "hg" or mercury.

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Wowsers one of the dumbest mistakes of all time. Thanks a lot in any case!

jkjenner gravatar imagejkjenner ( 2015-04-17 11:29:47 -0500 )edit

No problem! We all make them : ).

Neal Kruis gravatar imageNeal Kruis ( 2015-04-17 12:40:08 -0500 )edit

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