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Is there away to obtain the GHG/CO2 emissions in openstudio/energyplus?

asked 2024-04-10 23:04:23 -0500

Mike117's avatar

I am trying to simulate the HVAC system of a building and obtain the CO2/GHG emissions for an entire year.

I noticed there are buttons for Zone Air C02 concentrations, but I do not think that applies to my model.

Would there be an output variable for this? I tried looking and I could not find one.

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answered 2024-04-11 14:50:36 -0500

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You can do this in post processing assuming you know the grid intensities and fuel emissions factors. There are also source to site energy conversion factors in ABUPS that could be helpful for this effort.

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Is there an option to change grid intensity every hour in openstudio/energyplus? For instance, using a schedule to implement the hourly change.

What do you mean by post processing? Doesn't energyplus/openstudio do the calculations for you if you input the data?

Thank you for directing me to the ABUPS, there is a big ladder page on it that I did not know about.

Mike117's avatar Mike117  ( 2024-04-12 00:36:33 -0500 )edit

Okay. So, I read up on the ABUPS, but I can not find where in openstudio to input the fuel emission factors and grid intensities. I can do this in excel, but I would like to have openstudio output the data for me.

Mike117's avatar Mike117  ( 2024-04-17 00:54:29 -0500 )edit

Okay. I found the DView will provide the data that I am looking for, but how to do I change the information presented? The openstudio EMS measure outputs data for regions in the US. I am trying to get information related to Brisbane, Australia.

Mike117's avatar Mike117  ( 2024-04-17 15:02:24 -0500 )edit

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