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gbxml export import setting

asked 2015-11-21 21:41:14 -0600

ngkhanh gravatar image

Hi, I tried to import gbxml sample from for checking openstudio capability but the result is still poor.There is a lot of faults. I am also not able to export shading element data from OS to gbXML file (check the data in xml file) - how to export and validate gbxml file with complex construction elements ? Should i use lastest version of TRANE Trace to get all gbxml import capabilities ? The lastest material from trane trace website was issued 5 years ago. Thank

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Can you give more details on the issues you saw? Which gbXML file did you try to import and what elements were missing? It sounds like on export you are having issues exporting shading surfaces and constructions?

macumber gravatar image macumber  ( 2015-11-23 10:09:53 -0600 )edit

Yes, i reviewed the exported gbxml file from OS. it doesn't have any shading element although we created shading surface group objects by openstudio. Maybe i missed any step ? Thank

ngkhanh gravatar image ngkhanh  ( 2015-11-23 17:07:23 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-11-23 10:11:30 -0600

updated 2015-11-23 15:15:41 -0600

I have export gbXML from OS to Trace 700. For some reason Trace does not import shading surfaces. Additionally if you export partitions they will appear twice in Trace. One in each room. I have used different Trace 700 version but the have the same problem.

you can see this video from Trane. It explains you the spteeps.

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Thank, i viewed it but it's long time ago and the new trace version updated gbxml import and i have no idea about capability of latest version.

ngkhanh gravatar image ngkhanh  ( 2015-11-23 17:19:02 -0600 )edit

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