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Simplified Building and Air-handling Unit Model Calibration and Applications

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M. Liu, L. Song

Energy Systems Laboratory, University of Nebraska, 1110 S. 67th St., Omaha, NE

G. Wei, D. E. Claridge

Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M University

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(1), 601-609 (Feb 12, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1639380 History: Received May 01, 2003; Revised July 01, 2003; Online February 12, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Signatures of heating and cooling energy consumption for single-duct VAV AHUs
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Case Study Building (A university teaching building located in central Texas)
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Comparison of Measured and Simulated Chilled Water Consumption with Initial Input Values (MCW-measured chilled water, SCW-simulated chilled water, AMCW-measured average chilled water, ASCW-simulated average chilled water)
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Comparison of Measured and Simulated Hot Water Consumption with Initial Input Values (MHW-measured hot water, SHW-simulated hot water, AMHW-measured average hot water, ASHW-simulated average hot water)
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Initial Chilled Water and Hot Water Residue versus Outside Air Temperature
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Comparison of Measured and Simulated Chilled Water Energy Consumption Using Modified Outside Air Intake Ratio Values (MCW-measured chilled water, SCW-simulated chilled water, AMCW-measured average chilled water, ASCW-simulated average chilled water)
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Comparison of Measured and Simulated Hot Water Energy Consumption Using Modified Outside Air Intake Ratio (MHW-measured hot water, SHW-simulated hot water, AMHW-measured average hot water, ASHW-simulated average hot water)
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Chilled Water and Hot Water Residuals versus Outside Air Temperature with Modified Outside Air Intake
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Comparison of Measured Chilled Water Energy Consumption with Simulated Consumption using Modified Internal Heat Gain (MCW-measured chilled water, SCW-simulated chilled water, AMCW-measured average chilled water, ASCW-simulated average chilled water)
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Comparison of Measured Heating Energy Consumption with Simulated Consumption using Modified Internal Heat Gain (MHW-measured hot water, SHW-simulated hot water, AMHW-measured average hot water, ASHW-simulated average hot water)
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Chilled Water and Hot Water Residuals versus Outside Air Temperature for Simulation with Modified Internal Heat Gain
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Comparison of Measured Chilled Water Energy Consumption with Values Simulated Using Modified Cold Deck Temperature Schedule (MCW-measured chilled water, SCW-simulated chilled water, AMCW-measured average chilled water, ASCW-simulated average chilled water)
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Comparison of Measured Hot Water Energy Consumption with Values Simulated Using Modified Cold Deck Temperature Schedule (MHW-measured hot water, SHW-simulated hot water, AMHW-measured average hot water, ASHW-simulated average hot water)
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Chilled Water and Hot Water Residuals versus Outside Air Temperature with Modified Cold Deck Temperature Schedule
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Hot Water Residuals versus the Hour of Day
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Hot Water Residuals versus the Hour of Day after Occupancy Schedule Modification
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(a): Comparison of Hourly Calibrated Simulated and Measured Cooling and Heating Energy Consumption from April 15th to May 15th (MCW-measured chilled water, SCW-simulated chilled water, AMCW-measured average chilled water, ASCW-simulated average chilled water) (b): Comparison of Hourly Calibrated Simulated and Measured Cooling and Heating Energy Consumption from May 15th to June 15th (MHW-measured hot water, SHW-simulated hot water, AMHW-measured average hot water, ASCW-simulated average hot water)

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