"Jeremy, I don't have the latest version so there may be a new input I'm not familiar with. If you're talking about the Load Served (%) field on the Mechanical Equipment Properties Summary form, that refers to the breakdown between…"
"Well said David Butler. One more thing I would add is if you have some flexibility with the loop design, you can frequently downsize the equipment as its capacity increases with lower EWT. In other words, if you are stuck between say a 2 and 3 ton,…"
"Danny wrote: "It is a bit of a juggling act bouncing back and forth between what ifs."
Exactly. You're trying to solve a multi-variable problem where you have only limited control over some of the variables, depending on whether…"
You will need to do a bit of gymnastics here to pull that off.
As you know, the delivered cooling capacity is dependent on (1) Entering air temp, (2) Entering humidity or wet bulb, (3) airflow and with air to air equipment (4) outdoor…"
"Not being an Elite user, I can't help you configure their software for a water-to-air system. Unless an Elite user chimes in, your best bet would be to contact Elite or their main training guy John Walsh. Both numbers are at the top of this…"
Thank you for responding. The person I am helping is using the Elite Software and it is Water to Air. I have uploaded a screenshot of where he is at in the software and of the data sheet he has available. Our outdoor summer design temp is…"
"Hi Jeremy, manufacturer data is readily available for sizing ground source heat pumps. However, the procedure is different than for air source equipment since it involves the ground loop flow rate. Also, the procedure is different for water-to-air…"
Paul Eldrenkamp has more than 30 years experience in construction and specializes in energy efficiency. In this interview Paul discusses ways to standardize deep energy retrofits. He offers tips for executing projects and managing homeowner…