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No severe errors only warnings in eplusout.err, Openstudio simulation still fails

asked 2016-01-14 23:34:01 -0500

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updated 2016-01-15 07:33:31 -0500


Being still a novice with OS I am having trouble understanding why my simulation isn't completing. I have eliminated all severe and fatal errors... I still however have 130 warnings most of which I do not know how to attend... A great majority of these warnings are " * Warning * Processing Monthly Tabular Reports: BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE - [text] ", most of which I don't need the results.

Also I have unused schedules and constructions even though I used the 'purge' button in the OS interface.

How can I get rid of these unused schedules and constructions?

How can get rid of the warnings related to "Processing Monthly Tabular Reports".

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Here's a snippet of the eplusout.err file

eplusout.err file

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Which version of OS are you using? It sounds like it is failing after the simulation on the generation of the Standard Report. One reported cause is zones with apostrophes in the name. Yours might be something similar.

aparker's avatar aparker  ( 2016-01-16 14:28:54 -0500 )edit

@aparker I'm using Openstudio 1.9.0 on OS Windows 8.1. I deleted all punctuation in my names, ran the simulation and it still fails... It indeed fails when generating the standard report. The eplusout.err is identical to the previous one. I didn't even choose the variable names the eplusout.err report is complaining about and I don't know where to find them to change them... Do you have anymore tricks I could try? Thank you for your help!

olivier's avatar olivier  ( 2016-01-17 16:47:17 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-01-17 19:31:45 -0500

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Updated openstudios to 1.10.0 and sketchup to 2016 and it resolved my problems!

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The warnings still appear but the simulation finishes.

olivier's avatar olivier  ( 2016-01-17 22:58:06 -0500 )edit

You can't get rid of those warnings but they don't matter

aparker's avatar aparker  ( 2016-01-18 14:08:24 -0500 )edit

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