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What is the "Percent Heat %" column referring to in the On-Site Thermal Sources table

asked 2021-02-12 05:31:11 -0500

Tanya_10 gravatar image

updated 2021-02-22 19:13:23 -0500

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I designed solar thermal collector (Flat plate) for a DHW system in a building

I put only one Thermal Collector as a tryout and i want to ask this

The heat in GJ is the heat that is produced by the solar thermal collector, but what does this 100% percent heat refers to?

What does 100% mean in this table? please see the attached photo

Thank you

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I took the liberty of retitling your issue so that it's clear what you are asking.

Julien Marrec gravatar image Julien Marrec  ( 2021-02-15 03:40:10 -0500 )edit

No worries at all No worries

Tanya_10 gravatar image Tanya_10  ( 2021-02-15 04:23:02 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-02-15 03:12:58 -0500

updated 2021-02-15 03:14:11 -0500

This is the % of the on-site thermal sources. So for each row i it's that row's Heat GJ / Total On-site Thermal Sources GJ.

$$Percentage = 100 \times \frac{HeatGJ_{i}}{\sum_{j=1}^{6}HeatGJ_{j}}$$

You can see the source code here in OutputReportTabular.cc#L8320-L8341

So logically in your case, since you have only one type of on-site thermal sources, it shows 100%.

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True because there is only solar thermal source that is why it says 100%, you are right Thank you very much this is really helpful

Thanks

Tanya_10 gravatar image Tanya_10  ( 2021-02-15 04:22:52 -0500 )edit

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Julien Marrec gravatar image Julien Marrec  ( 2021-02-15 04:48:21 -0500 )edit

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