How can I model a split unit air conditioner in OpenStudio serving three zones with three different thermostat setpoint.

asked 2021-05-02 17:17:35 -0500

Rwadhwa910 gravatar image

updated 2021-05-06 15:32:03 -0500

I am trying to create a Model for a house with three zones having three different setpoint served by a split AC I can model them by specifying individual PTAC to each zones but how to model three zones with one Splitunit having three units serving three zones?

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You have 3 interior units?

J Monteiro gravatar image J Monteiro  ( 2021-05-03 07:35:24 -0500 )edit

Yes, But I want those units to be served with only 1 compressor.

Rwadhwa910 gravatar image Rwadhwa910  ( 2021-05-05 17:51:28 -0500 )edit
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Maybe you should consider to model the system like a VRF.

J Monteiro gravatar image J Monteiro  ( 2021-05-06 07:01:28 -0500 )edit

Can you please elaborate?

Rwadhwa910 gravatar image Rwadhwa910  ( 2021-05-07 01:46:24 -0500 )edit

if you have a system with an outdoor unit that feeds three indoor units, it’s a typical VRF system. You can find this kind of system in the HVAC tab on Opentudio.

J Monteiro gravatar image J Monteiro  ( 2021-05-07 01:55:52 -0500 )edit