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OS 1.9.0 (Linux): EnergyPlus not running in command terminal

asked 2015-11-28 11:29:36 -0600

This bug report applies to the EnergyPlus package bundled with OpenStudio 1.9.0, version for Linux.

When trying to run EnergyPlus separate from OpenStudio, I first entered in command terminal:

export ENERGYPLUS_DIR=/usr/local/share/openstudio-1.9.0/EnergyPlus-8-3-0
export PATH=$PATH:$ENERGYPLUS_DIR
export ENERGYPLUSWEATHER=$ENERGYPLUSDIR/WeatherData

After this, the following command should start a simulation:

runenergyplus EPinputfile.idf weatherfile.epw

However, this fails with the following error message:

..did not find 'EnergyPlus'
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answered 2015-11-28 11:31:51 -0600

updated 2015-11-28 11:32:35 -0600

The reason for this error is a bug in the runenergyplus script, see picture below: image description

once the highlighted line has been corrected:

   PRG_N=energyplus

the script will run without complaints.

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