Wednesday, August 01, 2007

eQuest Troubleshooting

Topic: Some random troubleshooting tips, learned the hard way...

1) Demand ventilation unresponsive: Under System Outdoor Air, check 'Minimum Air Schedule' (should be clear, no schedule assigned), and under economizer Outside Air Control (should be OA Temperature, not Fixed Fraction or anything else). Capture screenshot:

2) Use the 'Annual Energy Consumption by Enduse' report to normalize area lighting, miscellaneous equipment and water heating consumption across parametric runs:

3) Be sure that OSA is not double-specified at the zone and system level; zone will override!

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