# Degree Days

Calculate heating and cooling degree-days from outdoor dry bulb temperature.

**dry_bulb [Required]**

A data collection representing outdoor dry bulb temperature [C]

**heat_base**

A number for the base temperature below which a given hour is considered to be in heating mode. Default is 18 Celcius, which is a common balance point for buildings.

**cool_base**

A number for the base temperature above which a given hour is considered to be in cooling mode. Default is 23 Celcius, which is a common balance point for buildings.

**hourly_heat**

A data collection of heating degree-days. Plug this into the 'Time Interval Operation' component to get the number of degree-days at different time intervals.

**hourly_cool**

A data collection of cooling degree-days. Plug this into the 'Time Interval Operation' component to get the number of degree-days at different time intervals.

**heat_deg_days**

A value indicating the total number of heating degree-days over the entire input _dry_bulb collection.

**cool_deg_days**

A value indicating the total number of cooling degree-days over the entire input _dry_bulb collection.

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