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Is it possible to perform a detailed simulation of the effect of long-wave radiation from surrounding environment (buildings) and ground in EnergyPlus or any urban energy model (coupled or not)?

asked 2021-05-17 20:44:42 -0500

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updated 2021-05-18 10:41:02 -0500

For academic purposes I would like to simulate (sensitivity analysis) of a simple model surrounded by different configurations or density of surrounding environment, in order to calculate the impact of different orientations, densities and climates

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answered 2021-05-25 10:55:12 -0500

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Yes, EnergyPlus enables you to do so. The attached article (http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en13092382) describes the EnergyPlus feature and how it can be used with an example. EnergyPlus engineering and IO references have details on the feature.

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Thank you very much!!

Rafael gravatar image Rafael  ( 2021-05-25 21:42:01 -0500 )edit

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