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set point temperatures

asked 2020-12-03 04:31:10 -0500

Jeevan Katuru's avatar

updated 2021-04-07 13:03:52 -0500

when I run simulation in design builder with set point temperatures of 22 degree centigrade of heating and 24 degree centigrade of cooling I got -5000 which is negative of total cooling load of building and again changing setpoint temperatures to 24 of heating and 26 of cooling i got -3000 which is again negative but value has been changed and i didn't understand weather cooling load reduced or increased or energy consumption increased or decreased. can u give some reason and justification to my question. thank you in advance

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answered 2020-12-14 15:52:48 -0500

In DB output tab Cooling load are graphed with negative values: with an higher cooling set point (from 24 to 26) your cooling load (and consumption, I suppose) is reducing (from 5000 to 3000)

from help page, (pleaes see here)

Cooling always shows as a negative heat gain in the results.

Moreover, do not fall into errors by confusing Zone sensible/total cooling and System sensible/total cooling (see the same help page)

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