[Equest-users] No Roof Conduction Load in LS-C Building Peak Load Components Report

Bruce Easterbrook bruce5 at bellnet.ca
Tue Nov 6 16:38:57 PST 2012

Do you have plenums?  If so the roof load will show under the plenum.
Bruce Easterbrook P.Eng.
Abode Engineering

On 06/11/2012 06:12 PM, Busman, Michael R wrote:
> I'm wondering if my old eyes and not so trusty tri-focals are playing 
> tricks on me.
> Although I'm waiting on arch section detail drawings, I'm building an 
> elementary school model in DD wizard mode using the outline of the 
> building and spaces from a hard copy paint and carpet renovation set 
> of drawings and guessing at the wall and roof section construction 
> based on the vintage of the building.  Although the main building has 
> a lot of small, angled exterior walls, it essentially can be looked at 
> as a simple rectangle with perimeter and core zones.  I've assigned a 
> shell for the classrooms, library/computer lab/auditorium, restrooms, 
> janitor closets, a second shell (as a "notched" or corner area of the 
> rectangle) for the Admin. section of the building as it operates 
> during the summer while the rest of the school is closed, and a number 
> of portable buildings as shells.  HVAC is rooftop package units and 
> Bard style wall pack heat pumps for the portable buildings.
> I'm getting some funny results trying to do a preliminary calibration 
> to historical consumption and demand and the LS-C report shows no roof 
> conduction load.  It does show all the other load components.
> Has anyone run into this or have any suggestions?
> Thank you.
> Mike Busman
> *Michael R. Busman, CEM*
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