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How to model VFR ODU with AHU in DesignBuilder

asked 2021-12-31 03:45:43 -0500

bhanware's avatar

updated 2022-02-05 15:35:11 -0500

I want to model VRF outdoor unit connected to DX cooling coil placed in AHU.

How do I do that or what is the workaround?

Ideally, I would like have VRF ODU which can be connected to a DX cooling coil located within an AHU (with AHU also having a enthalpy recovery wheel). But, it looks like VFR ODU can only be connected with VRF IDU in DesignBuiulder.

Please advise for modelling such systems.

regards, Prashant

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answered 2022-01-07 06:09:17 -0500

mdedoes's avatar

Hey, fellow DesignBuilder user here. I actually sent a support ticket to DesignBuilder a few years ago regarding this, and got the following reponse:

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The project ended up not using this setup anyway, so I didn't have to look more into it, so unfortunately I can't provide more detail on whether either of their suggestions worked.

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answered 2022-01-06 06:26:03 -0500

Dave's avatar

DesignBuilder has a team of expert support engineers ready to help customers with technical support. I would suggest you contact the support team here:

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