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There is, you can add zone multipliers to your OSM in the OpenStudio Inspector of the Plugin (magnifying glass icon) or to the Thermal Zones tab of the OpenStudio App.

Typically, a multiplier is applied to the zone(s) on the middle floor of the high rise and the lower/upper floors are omitted from the model which reduces simulation time. Below is an image of the Large Office IDF from the DOE Commercial Prototype Buildings and DOE Commercial Reference Buildings.

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There is, you can add zone multipliers to your OSM in the OpenStudio Inspector of the Plugin (magnifying glass icon) or to the Thermal Zones tab of the OpenStudio App.

Typically, a multiplier is applied to the zone(s) on the middle floor of the high rise and the lower/upper floors are omitted from the model which reduces simulation time. Below is an image of the Large Office IDF from the DOE Commercial Prototype Buildings and DOE Commercial Reference Buildings. which might be helpful.

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There is, you can add zone multipliers to your OSM using the Inspector (magnifying glass icon) in the OpenStudio Inspector of the Plugin (magnifying glass icon) or to the Thermal Zones tab of the OpenStudio App.

Typically, a multiplier is applied to the zone(s) on the middle floor of the high rise and the lower/upper floors are omitted from the model which reduces simulation time. Below is an image of the Large Office IDF from the DOE Commercial Prototype Buildings and DOE Commercial Reference Buildings which might be helpful.

image description

There is, you can add zone multipliers to your OSM using the Inspector (magnifying glass icon) in the OpenStudio Plugin or to the Thermal Zones tab of the OpenStudio App.

Typically, a multiplier is applied to the zone(s) on the middle floor of the high rise and the lower/upper floors are omitted from the model which reduces simulation time. Below is an image of the Large Office IDF from the DOE Commercial Prototype Buildings and DOE Commercial Reference Buildings which might be helpful.

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