How to get the capital cost of my current hvac equipment?

asked 2021-07-13 17:28:11 -0600

rogerisreal gravatar image

updated 2021-07-13 18:42:58 -0600

Currently, I have a openstudio model with a "packaged rooftop vav with reheat" hvac system serving my 2 thermal zones.

Is there any capital cost data of that equipment in openstudio? If not, may I ask how to estimate the capital of this hvac system?

THANKS FOR YOUR REPLY!

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In the past I have used the National Residential Efficiencies Measure Database to estimate capital costs for residential heat pump upgrades. https://remdb.nrel.gov/group_listing....

I don't know if it has data for a packaged rooftop vav with reheat though. Is your model for a commercial building?

sashadf1 gravatar image sashadf1  ( 2021-07-13 18:31:24 -0600 )edit

Thanks for your reply! Yes, I'm designing a commercial office building!

rogerisreal gravatar image rogerisreal  ( 2021-07-14 07:07:37 -0600 )edit

RSMeans data is the industry standard reference for construction cost estimates, at least in the US.

ericmartinpe gravatar image ericmartinpe  ( 2021-07-14 14:47:56 -0600 )edit

Thank you so much!

rogerisreal gravatar image rogerisreal  ( 2021-07-14 17:00:50 -0600 )edit