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 2024-06-06 08:40:21 -0500 commented answer Understanding Eplus output variables to report total ventilation load That does help. Thank You! 2024-05-29 15:02:15 -0500 marked best answer Understanding Eplus output variables to report total ventilation load Hi, I have a Parkade below ground with an electric heating coil supplying ventilation air 4 hours/day, LA temp is 10C, No cooling included. There is no other system in the picture. Parkade: Heating coil energy use 30,934 kWh (10C LA), Output variables : Zone Mechanical Ventilation No Load Heat Addition Energy (J) = 2,160 kWh(annual) and Zone Mechanical Ventilation No Load Heat Removal Energy=59,020 kWh(annual). Hoping someone can help answer the following questions: I am trying to understand how I can use the Eplus Zone mechanical ventilation output variables to arrive at total ventilation heating energy. Which in this case is clearly heating coil heating annual energy use 30,934 kWh. However the Eplus output variable Zone Mechanical Ventilation No Load Heat Removal Energy=59,020 kWh on its own is higher than the heating coil energy use. The zone setpoint temperature is also 10C so why would this value be so different?! To calculate total ventilation load can the output variables listed below be used reliably? Are there any exceptions? Here are the output variables HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation No Load Heat Removal [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation Cooling Load Increase [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mech Ventilation Cooling Load Increase: OverHeating [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation Cooling Load Decrease [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation No Load Heat Addition [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation Heating Load Increase [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mech Ventilation Heating Load Increase: OverCooling [J] HVAC,Sum,Zone Mechanical Ventilation Heating Load Decrease [J]  Thanks 2024-05-29 15:02:15 -0500 received badge ● Scholar (source) 2024-05-28 10:46:49 -0500 asked a question Understanding Eplus output variables to report total ventilation load Understanding Eplus output variables to report total ventilation load Hi, I have a Parkade below ground with an electric