Module: ASHRAE9012010CoolingTower

Included in:
ASHRAE9012010
Defined in:
lib/openstudio-standards/standards/ashrae_90_1/ashrae_90_1_2010/ashrae_90_1_2010.CoolingTower.rb

Overview

A variety of cooling tower methods that are the same regardless of type. These methods are available to CoolingTowerSingleSpeed, CoolingTowerTwoSpeed, and CoolingTowerVariableSpeed

CoolingTower collapse

Instance Method Details

#cooling_tower_apply_minimum_power_per_flow_gpm_limit(cooling_tower) ⇒ Double

Above this point, centrifugal fan cooling towers must meet the limits of propeller or axial cooling towers instead. 90.1 6.5.5.3 Limit on Centrifugal Fan Open Circuit Cooling Towers. is 1,100 gallons per minute.

OpenStudio::Model::CoolingTowerTwoSpeed, OpenStudio::Model::CoolingTowerVariableSpeed] the cooling tower

Parameters:

  • cooling_tower (OpenStudio::Model::CoolingTowerSingleSpeed, )

    ooling_tower [OpenStudio::Model::CoolingTowerSingleSpeed,

Returns:

  • (Double)

    the limit, in gallons per minute. Return nil for no limit.


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# File 'lib/openstudio-standards/standards/ashrae_90_1/ashrae_90_1_2010/ashrae_90_1_2010.CoolingTower.rb', line 15

def cooling_tower_apply_minimum_power_per_flow_gpm_limit(cooling_tower)
  gpm_limit = 1100
  return gpm_limit
end