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How to model timer control for DHW in Energyplus(EP-Launch).

asked 2021-07-15 07:44:19 -0500

Adharsh gravatar image

updated 2021-07-31 12:58:34 -0500

I would like to model a DWH with timer control(2 types). 1.In the peak load time it should not work 2.Then from 1 am to 5 am it should not work. How to model both these condition as 2 separate case to understand gas usage ?

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@Adharsh what simulation tool are you using? Please mention the tool in your title or question body, as well as the tag for it. This will help others provide better answers.

Aaron Boranian gravatar image Aaron Boranian  ( 2021-07-15 08:23:18 -0500 )edit

Its in Energy Plus. Added that now. Thanks.

Adharsh gravatar image Adharsh  ( 2021-07-16 06:34:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-07-21 14:25:50 -0500

There are several ways to adjust DHW operation, but the simplest would be either to assign an AvailabilityManager:Schedule with a schedule that specifies the water heater operation period, or adjust the Flow Rate Fraction Schedules specified in the WaterUse:Equipment objects (if that's how you're specifying DHW usage).

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