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Different orientations, yet same results

asked 2016-05-10 07:50:48 -0600

shahin1992 gravatar image

image description. i'm using a very simple sketch to study the impact of orientation change on the building energy consumption but i'm getting the same results for all orientations!! i know this is wrong but i don't know where to start to solve it. i'm using Sketchup to rotate the building

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You don't state if you're using the OpenStudio Legacy PlugIn or full-blown OpenStudio. If you're using the latter, you're better off performing rotations in PAT with the rotate building measure.

ljbrackney gravatar image ljbrackney  ( 2016-05-10 09:35:12 -0600 )edit

thanks for your answer, i'm using full-blown Openstudio

shahin1992 gravatar image shahin1992  ( 2016-05-11 08:03:15 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-05-10 08:09:11 -0600

Don't use the Protactor (rotate tool) in Sketchup, but use the Inspector, select the building and play with the North Axis. You will see an orange line that indicates the North.


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