Is it possible to calculate the age of air in indoor thermal comfort simulation?


#1

is it possible to calculate the age of air in indoor thermal comfort simulation ? it’s a important indexes To evaluate the important indexes of natural ventilation. has anyone tried to do this?


#2

There are OpenFOAM tools which does this. I suggest comfortfoam. It does calculate Mean residence time of air (Mean Age of Air) and more:

I haven’t used it myself but @OlivierDambron or @TheodorosGalanos might have used it already.

PS: To get help on this forum I suggest to change your name from a number to a real name or something that looks like a real name and also upload a profile picture. As @TheoA would say be a good citizen! :slight_smile:


#3

Thank you for reminding me about the profile picture, i have already changed it. i am not familiar with programming ,what should i do if i want to use this in butterfly?
thanks again~


#4

i found the latest version of comfortfoam which is aim at later version of OF