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2.6.2.1. ESTMinput

TsurfChoice
Requirement

Required

Description

Source of surface temperature data used.

Configuration

Value

Comments

0

Tsurf in SSss_YYYY_ESTM_Ts_data_tt.txt used for all surface elements.

1

Input surface temperature are different for ground, roof and wall.

2

Wall surface temperature is different for four directions.

evolveTibld
Requirement

Required

Description

Source of internal building temperature (Tibld)

Configuration

Value

Comments

0

Tiair in SSss_YYYY_ESTM_Ts_data_tt.txt used.

1

Tibld calculated considering the effect of anthropogenic heat from HVAC

2

Tibld calculated without considering the influence of HVAC.

IbldCHmod
Requirement

Required

Description

Method to calculate internal convective heat exchange coefficients (CH) for internal building, wall and roof if evolveTibld is 1 or 2.

Configuration

Value

Comments

0

CHs are read from SUEWS_ESTMcoefficients.txt.

1

CHs are calculated based on ASHRAE (2001)

2

CHs are calculated based on Awbi (1998).

LBC_soil
Requirement

Required

Description

Soil temperature at lowest boundary condition [˚C]

Configuration

to fill

Theat_fix
Requirement

Required

Description

Ideal internal building temperature [˚C]

Configuration

to fill

Theat_off
Requirement

Required

Description

Temperature at which heat control is turned off (used when evolveTibld=1) [˚C]

Configuration

to fill

Theat_on
Requirement

Required

Description

Temperature at which heat control is turned on (used when evolveTibld =1) [˚C]

Configuration

to fill