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Hi I'm working with a VRF system and I want to obtain the electrical or power consumption per hour, someone could you tell me how I can do it?

asked 2016-08-12 07:31:06 -0500

jap's avatar

updated 2016-08-16 13:31:04 -0500

openstudio show the electrical consumption monthly but a I want to see it per hour

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Please specify which software you are using, preferably in a tag, e.g., energyplus.

__AmirRoth__'s avatar __AmirRoth__  ( 2016-08-12 08:44:54 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-08-14 00:51:21 -0500

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I am guessing what the context is here, but perhaps this will help you

In the OpenStudio application, look on the Variables Tab

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Check that the Variables are set to Hourly. It is possible they are set to monthly in your model, but they are Hourly by default.

Run your model and from the Results Summary click the button top right to 'Open ResultsViewer for Detailed Reports'

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Find the variable you are interested in seeing in the list and inspect the results (visually).

The OpenStudio help pages cover this part of using the software here

You may also find it useful and or necessary to view the output variables in .csv format, see these;

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Hi tom, thanks, I didn't find those variables in the Tab, I'm working with OpenStudio 1.12. Are this variables include in this OS version?

jap's avatar jap  ( 2016-08-15 14:28:38 -0500 )edit

you may need to use the Add Output Variables measure

TomB's avatar TomB  ( 2016-08-15 16:31:41 -0500 )edit

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