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Coincidental Loads of Chillers (IES VE)

asked 2022-03-13 21:55:20 -0500

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updated 2022-03-14 08:49:11 -0500

Hi Unmet Hours, Would like to know how to extract coincidental loads results in Vista pro of each chiller not using ApacheHVAC nor ApacheSystems, can it be done through room component in vista pro only?

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answered 2022-03-21 17:44:32 -0500

Why would you NOT want to use VistaPro for something like this? And what do you want the individual chiller loads to be coincident with? VistaPro is one of a handful of key reasons that you would choose IES-VE over other (inferior) software tools.

But to try and answer the question... You could definitely write a Python script to do this analysis for you and "promote" that script to the VE Scripts Navigator. That would give you that answer (and more) consistently without having to use VistaPro or ApacheHVAC.

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answered 2022-03-14 11:23:15 -0500

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I don't believe so directly. In VistaPro ApHVAC Component results you can look at each individual chiller's load, but in the regular VistaPro load variables you can only look at the aggregate ApHVAC Chillers load. The closest would be to use the space conditioning sensible and latent room variables to see how much individual spaces are contributing to the chiller load.

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