DHW Water Heater

Class Name: dhw_water_heater

Description: general characteristics of the water heater

Parent Class: domestic_hot_water

Number of Instances: 1..N

Attributes: 

NameDescriptionRequiredTypeLen
OptionsMinMax
nameName of the water heaterNstring40
  
categoryWater heater category Ystring20separate, combined, unit
  
typeWater heater type Ystring20storage, indirect, tankless_coil   
yearWater heater year  N int20  19722011 
performance Performance level ID to use for upgrades  Ystring 20standard_new, energy_star, high_efficiency, shipment_weighted, user, stock_average  
set_point_tempWater heater set point temperature  Yint    80160
MultiplierNumber of WH units 
 Y
 int  1 1000
fuel_primaryWater heater fuel Ystring 20electric, natural_gas, lpg, fuel_oil  
locationWater heater location Ystring 20basement, garage, outdoors, indoors   
Notes:

Validation/Rules:

Only use year if performance = shipment weighted