HVAC Property

Class Name: hvac_property

Description: Specific properties of a unit of heating or cooling equipment

Parent Class: hvac_equipment

Number of Instances: 0...N

Attributes:

NameDescriptionRequiredTypeLen
OptionsMinMax
 typetype of hvac equipment property
Ystring20efficiency, capacity, pilot, aux_capacity, outdoor_air
  
 valuevalue of the property
 Y
 float   0 100,000

Notes:


Validation/Rules:

 type notes
 efficiencyRequired if hvac_equipment->performance = user
 capacityIf not submitted then equipment is auto-sized
 aux_capacityCapacity of baseboard heater for type baseboard. capacity should be set to 0.001.
 pilotOnly used by furnace. 1 = yes, 0 = no
 outdoor_airOnly used for heating equipment


 type condition min max units
 efficiencyfurnace, baseboard
0 1 Btu/Btu
 efficiencyheat_pump (heating)
0 20 HSPF
 efficiencysplit_dx020 
 SEER
 efficiencypackaged_dx020 
EER 
 capacitynatural_gas, lpg

 1000kBtuh 
 capacityelectric0 1000kW
 capacityfuel_oil0 100gal/hour 
 aux_capacitybaseboard
0 100 kBtuh

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