DHW Distribution

Class Name: dhw_distribution

Description: characteristics of the hot water distribution system.

Parent Class: dhw_water_heater

Number of Instances: 1...N

Attributes: 

Name Description Required Type Len
Options Min Max
name Name of the distribution loop
Y
string 40
   
pump
Name of the pump object
N

40



schedule
Distribution pump schedule
N

40



control_type
Type of distribution control
N

40
continuous, timed, temp, smart, demand


branch_factor
Branches per unit
N
float


1
10
number_pipe_loops
Total number of WH distribution loops in the DHW system
N
int


1
5
Notes:

Validation/Rules:

Only use year if performance = shipment weighted
Notes:

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