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So to answer a part of my question:

I would suggest first of all to check for the availability of the results you are searching for, for example I was looking for: Zone Opaque Surface Outside/Inside Face Conduction Gain without checking if the idf file I was producing was 'requesting' it from E+.

There is an easy solution to that: By plugging-in the rddfileAddress, from 'Honeybee_export to OpenStudio' to the 'Honeybee_Read Result Dictionary' You get to see what is available: image description

as you can see 15 outputs match my search, but not the one I want.


1) BigLadder

I know that I this output can be produced from E+

2) Unmet - previous post

I understood that I was missing something.

TL DR; Apparently E+ is not showing all the variables it is calculating, unless you ask. So to the additionalStrings_ input instead of adding the desired output you have to ask for the Advanced Report Variables.

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as you can see 19 outputs match my search, this of course only solves half of my issue, since I need both the outside AND inside face conduction but it is better than nothing.

So if you have any suggestions, as to how I can figure out the rest, I would really appreciate it.