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Re: [EnergyPlus_Support] Ground Temperature
At 02:23 AM 10/3/2002, Alexander wrote:
What is the object GroundTemperature for? In comparison to the
weatherfiles, it is not clear for which depth groundtemperatures in the
IDF are stated- they are quite similar throughout the year.
Please could you help me with this problem.
The main point of reference for this answer is to read the section on
"Ground Heat Transfer in EnergyPlus" in the Auxiliary Programs
(aka OtherInformation) document in the documentation folder.
The GroundTemperature object then specifies the "outside
conditions" (temperatures) for "ground" surfaces -- in
V1.0.2, the preferred temperature is one directly beneath the
The ground temperatures shown on the weather file are a hueristically
calculated temperature based on the outdoor temperatures of that weather
file and are included for information purposes.
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