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Heat Sink/Source

A simplified representation of a heating load may be achieved by means of the components “Heat sink” and/or “Heating modules” (radiators, floor heating, fan, etc.). The former are defined by means of fixed inlet, temperature gradients, flow rate and power range. The specified power levels can be freely edited from user levels Professional and above. The use of a heat sink is especially recommended for the representation of process-heat processes as power input and output can be freely defined. The modelling of the heating module may be inferred from its specific emission characteristics as well as its power and flow ratio and inlet and return temperature. The values provided here enable a simulation to be carried out without the building-specific data defined in the consumer dialogue box. As a consequence, however, seasonal dynamics from the consumer side are no longer recorded.

Video: How to use a heat sink/source for process heat