[Bldg-rate] [Bldg-sim] District Thermal System

David S Eldridge DSE at grummanbutkus.com
Tue Sep 9 14:52:09 PDT 2008

Sorry, correction to my earlier post -- for Step 2 it should be a virtual DES, regardless of if you have a tariff to use or not.  The virtual plant would be consuming equivalent fuels to produce the DES services.


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> bounces at lists.onebuilding.org] On Behalf Of Paul Riemer
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> But as I read Step 2, the proposed model must include analysis of the DES
> plant in such a way as to show the conversion from loads at the building to
> corresponding fuel consumption at the DES plant to corresponding dollars.
> If you could stop at the dollars per load charged to the building, why did
> the anonymous authors provide default efficiencies and losses on page 8.

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