[Bldg-sim] SEER Heat Pump Cooling Part Load Curves

Mohit Singh mohitsc at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 15:30:41 PST 2008

I had done a similar analysis. Instead of modifying part load curves,
what we ended up doing was taking out building loads from e quest,
using actual manufacturer data for different SEER units (Trane 12i,
14i etc) and making a spreadsheet model to calculate hourly



Summit Blue LLC
Boulder, CO

On Jan 28, 2008 3:18 PM, Demba Ndiaye <demba.ndiaye at setty.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I'm trying to model heat pumps with different SEER values (12, 13, 14,
> 16). I know that I need to edit the DX-Cool-EIR-fPLR part load curves
> for each corresponding SEER value and was wondering if any of you had
> tabled curve functions corresponding to different SEER values. Also, I
> have been using the default EIR values that eQuest gives me (0.36).
> Also, I don't know what type of curve function (cubic, linear,
> quadratic, etc.) to use for the simulations that I am conducting. If any
> of you have some words of wisdom, I'm all ears.
> Thank you,
> Jeremy Plitt
> Mechanical Engineer
> Setty & Associates, Ltd.
> 3040 Williams Drive Suite 600
> Fairfax, VA 22031-4618
> PH: 703-691-2115 Ext. 123
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Mohit S Chhabra

Summit Blue LLC

Boulder, CO

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