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by cristina.carpino
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: Optimization and LCC: recurring and non-recurring costs
Replies: 0
Views: 2358

Optimization and LCC: recurring and non-recurring costs

Hi everybody :) I encountered a very restricting inconvenience in the optimization procedure. I have to look for the optimal solution able to minimize the Total primary energy and the LCC Total present value, speculating different solutions for the building envelope, plants and renewable systems. Th...
by cristina.carpino
Wed Mar 09, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus HVAC
Topic: Air-Water heat pump
Replies: 6
Views: 16468

Thanks Peter :D

I hope that in the future it will be possible to use a single radiant source both for heating and cooling :roll:

Greetings :)

Cristina
by cristina.carpino
Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus HVAC
Topic: Heat pump for heating/cooling and DHW
Replies: 2
Views: 9306

Heat pump for heating/cooling and DHW

Hello! I am simulating a model of a detached house, a two storey building for a single family. It should be a low energy building. So, the idea for the plant would consist in a air to water heat pump to be used both for heating and cooling with Fan coils in each room of the house. Solar collectors (...
by cristina.carpino
Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Geometric Modelling
Topic: OperationTab for Calculated Natural Ventilation in 4.6
Replies: 2
Views: 9555

OK :D

I checked the HVAC Tab and switching ON Natural Ventilation the Operation header is now displayed on Openings Tab :oops:

Thanks very much :)
by cristina.carpino
Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Geometric Modelling
Topic: OperationTab for Calculated Natural Ventilation in 4.6
Replies: 2
Views: 9555

OperationTab for Calculated Natural Ventilation in 4.6

Hi all! I have a very perplexing problem! I installed the 4.6 version. I have to use the CALCULATED NATURAL VENTILATION for simulating a model. The problem: even though I set the ventilation natural option to CALCULATED in MODEL OPTIONS, in the Openings Tab the OPERATION tab does not appear !!! :cry...
by cristina.carpino
Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: EnergyPlus HVAC
Topic: Air-Water heat pump
Replies: 6
Views: 16468

Air-Water heat pump

Hi!

two quick questions :D

1. Is it possible to use an Air to water heat pump in the last release?

2. Can I use a radiant ceiling (or floor) both for heating and cooling?



I hope yes!! :)
by cristina.carpino
Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:46 am
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: EDIT/CONVERT HOURLY WEATHER DATA
Replies: 2
Views: 61529

Great!! Using ELEMENTS I can direclty modify the .epw

Easy and fast!!! I highly recommend it :wink:

Thanks a lot :D :D :D
by cristina.carpino
Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: EDIT/CONVERT HOURLY WEATHER DATA
Replies: 2
Views: 61529

EDIT/CONVERT HOURLY WEATHER DATA

Hi, I have to edit an hourly climatic weather file to set the outside dry-bulb temperature to a fixed value. I used the tool " Hourly weather data" to generate a template in csv from an existing Location. So, I get two problems: 1) the csv file that the tool generates lists ALL climatic data in a si...

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