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calculating energy consumption for a building by setting surface and air temperature

asked 2020-09-05 08:15:41 -0500

Sina Roozbahani's avatar

updated 2020-09-08 08:21:31 -0500

Hello, Is there any way that I can set surface temperatures (Such as walls, floor and ceiling) and also air temperature on a specific number and calculate energy consumption for that room?

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answered 2020-09-08 09:37:21 -0500

For all surfaces, you can set the exterior temperature that the surface sees by setting the surface's Outside Boundary Condition to "OtherSideCoefficients" and then defining a SurfaceProperty:OtherSideCoefficients object with the desired temperature. Set the air temperature as your Zone Thermostat Setpoint.

Finally, you can use an ZoneHVAC:IdealLoadsAirSystem to calculate the amount of heating/cooling energy that needs to be delivered or use a real HVAC system to calculate its energy consumption.

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I need to set interior temperatures not exterior temperatures.

Sina Roozbahani's avatar Sina Roozbahani  ( 2020-12-12 11:10:53 -0500 )edit

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