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Conduction Time Series (CTS) factors

asked 2021-02-18 12:57:25 -0500

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updated 2021-04-02 12:37:55 -0500

I'd like to simulate any arbitrary construction type using energy plus, I'd like to able to get the CTF coefficient's of the construction, and the CTS (Conduction Time Series) as well as RTS(Radiant Time Series) factors.

Ashrae provides CTS and RTS coefficients of various wall and roof types but I'd like to be able to generate my own for custom material arrangement's.

Need help generating an IDF file where the user specifies material layer properties and energy plus provides the Conduction Time Series factors.

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2023-07-10 08:17:15 -0500

Hello -- I know this is two years old but thought I'd chip in as I was looking for something similar recently. ASHRAE's Load Calculation Application Manual has a CTF and RTF generator that you can download in spreadsheet format (here's the link. There's also a tool that Ipseng and Fisher (Oklahomo State University) created called "PRF/RTF generator" -- I've downloaded it a while back but can't seem to find the link again. PM and I'd be happy to send it through to you.

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