Improving Air-Conditioner and Heat Pump Modeling (Presentation)

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A new approach to modeling residential air conditioners and heat pumps allows users to model systems by specifying only the more readily-available SEER/EER/HSPF-type metrics. Manufacturer data was used to generate full sets of model inputs for over 450 heat pumps and air conditioners. A sensitivity analysis identified which inputs can be safely defaulted 'behind-the-scenes' without negatively impacting the reliability of energy simulations.

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Winkler, J. March 1, 2012.

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A new approach to modeling residential air conditioners and heat pumps allows users to model systems by specifying only the more readily-available SEER/EER/HSPF-type metrics. Manufacturer data was used to generate full sets of model inputs for over 450 heat pumps and air conditioners. A sensitivity analysis identified which inputs can be safely defaulted 'behind-the-scenes' without negatively impacting the reliability of energy simulations.

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  • Presented at the Building America Stakeholder Meeting, 29 February - 2 March 2012, Austin, Texas; Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

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  • Report No.: NREL/PR-5500-54361
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Winkler, J. Improving Air-Conditioner and Heat Pump Modeling (Presentation), article, March 1, 2012; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831730/: accessed April 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.