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Transient Heat Transfer Analysis

I have put together an Excel spreadsheet that calculates the temperature profile through a wall that is heated by the sun. It use the matr…

Started by James White

5 Dec 10, 2013
Reply by James White

Trying to find %age energy saving from variety of upgrades in 10K sf multifamily house

I'm trying to figure out %age of energy savings from a variety of upgrades in a 10,000 sf building that has had deferred maintenance and a…

Started by George M. Matthews

4 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Guy DuBois

Using Average Monthly Temperature to Model Home Energy Use

Discuss how monthly electric and gas billing data can be combined with average monthly temperature data to model a building's energy use, q…

Started by James White

16 Dec 28, 2012
Reply by James White

How about simulation in the multifamily context?

We'd like to hear from you on how the topic of this group applies in the context of multifamily buildings---> here

Started by Evan Mills

6 Jan 23, 2012
Reply by Don Hynek

Modeling Domestic Hot Water Systems

This discussion forum is to attempt to answer Steve's question regarding better ways to model domestic hot water systems.  Here is his ques…

Started by James White

1 Nov 24, 2010
Reply by Steve Waclo

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