3.6.1 Space Temperature Control

Space Thermostat Throttling Range

Applicability

All HVAC zones

Definition

The number of degrees that the room temperature must change to cause the HVAC system to go from no heating or cooling (i.e., space temperatures floating) to full heating or cooling.

Units

Degrees Fahrenheit (°F)

Input Restrictions

The default value is 2°F. No input is needed and the prescribed value may not be overridden.

Baseline Rules

Same as the proposed design

 

Space Temperature Schedule

Applicability

All HVAC zones

Definition

An hourly space thermostat schedule

Units

Data structure: temperature schedule

Input Restrictions

Design temperature schedules are required to be used when available. When not available, the schedules specified in Appendix B and detailed in Appendix C shall be used as a default.

Baseline Rules

Schedules in the baseline building shall be identical to the proposed design.