Type12 and Type56: a Load Structure Comparison in TRNSYS

Helena Persson
School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Bengt Perers
Department of Civil Engineering DTU, Denmark

Bo Carlsson
School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Ladda ner artikelhttp://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp110573789

Ingår i: World Renewable Energy Congress - Sweden; 8-13 May; 2011; Linköping; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 57:16, s. 3789-3796

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Publicerad: 2011-11-03

ISBN: 978-91-7393-070-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


An investigation of the accuracy; advantages and disadvantages of using the simpler degree day house load-model Type 12 as a replacement for the more complex multi-zone Type 56 has been made. Results show that Type 12 provides sufficient accuracy for all systems including a storage tank capable of holding at least one day load. A discussion whether Type 12 is an accurate model for other situations is made.


TRNSYS; Renewable energy; Solar Combi; Programming; Type; 56


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