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EnergyPlus Time-step, Simulation-Time

asked 2015-11-14 08:00:03 -0500

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updated 2020-01-20 13:42:33 -0500

Hey, I have measured weather data (10min resolution) and I want to simulate in 2-min steps. My question: I heard that it should be possible to add different time-steps for weather data. Must the simulation-step size and the input-weather step size equal? Or is it possible to have 10min resolution input and 2 output?

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answered 2015-11-15 05:31:20 -0500

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The weather interpolation routines inside EnergyPlus are only setup for one-hour timesteps in the weather data. You would have to create a two-minute timestep weather data file from the ten-minute data.

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