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How do I add the Predicted Mean Vote Measure report in OS

asked 2015-08-13 11:06:55 -0500

updated 2017-08-05 13:11:39 -0500

I am trying to get the PMV report. But the measure ask me for Clothing Insulation Schedule. There are not any value or option from the drop down options. Same for Air Velocity Schedule. Do I have to import or create those schedules?

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answered 2015-08-13 13:29:52 -0500

updated 2015-08-13 13:31:23 -0500

You can make work efficiency, clothing insulation, and air velocity schedules in the GUI as shown below. You will likley need to change the default schedule values that appear when you first make the new schedule.

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Then you will see them as choices in the measure. The measure only shows schedules with the correct type limits for each argument.

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There is a bug in the measure. Sometimes it doesn't show you the schedules after you have created them. I have to remove and add the measure until it shows me the schedules.

obuchely gravatar image obuchely  ( 2015-08-13 14:19:28 -0500 )edit
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Thanks, I'll look into that. Somehow it isn't getting access to the updated model.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2015-08-13 14:48:22 -0500 )edit

Should the work efficiency schedule be a fractional schedule? And if so, should it be equivalent to the activity level schedule in "mets"? For example, if I want to model a constant 1.1 activity level, would I create a fractional schedule equal to 1.1 throughout the year?

ethankheil gravatar image ethankheil  ( 2017-07-25 15:32:30 -0500 )edit

The latter two schedule fields still seem to be failing. I tried just using fractional schedules, and I could select them in all fields, but then it failed to apply those schedules to the people objects. I would love to use this measure in the future, but for now I can't get it to work.

DW gravatar image DW  ( 2017-08-04 16:15:21 -0500 )edit

This here link seems to refer to work efficiency as a true efficiency, i.e. a value of zero means all activity goes to heat, a value of unity means all activity goes to work.

Matt Koch gravatar image Matt Koch  ( 2017-08-25 12:15:53 -0500 )edit

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