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Window operation in 'ZoneVentilation:WindandStackOpenArea' object - outdoor humidity limits

asked 2020-07-02 08:11:01 -0500

jaw96's avatar

updated 2020-07-02 09:33:26 -0500

Hi all,

I'm using the 'ZoneVentilation:WindandStackOpenArea' object in OS and note there are tolerances which window operation is based on such as (temp, wind speed). However, the particular climate I am modelling in is humid and I was hoping to limit window operation relative to an upper outside humidity figure. The 'ZoneVentilation: WindandStackOpenArea' does not appear to include an option for this, does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolve this? Perhaps the software team should / could add this function to the option?

Many thanks,


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answered 2020-07-02 10:04:04 -0500

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Hi, I am not a professional with E+, but I suppose you could use someway a Energy Management System to work with the schedule controlling the window opening fraction and set it with a sensor based on outdoor humidity or a difference between indoor and outdoor humidity

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Thanks! Although my understanding is I need to set up an air flow network model to do that. I shall have a look now

jaw96's avatar jaw96  ( 2020-07-02 11:04:55 -0500 )edit

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