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Climate zones in sketchup

asked 2016-08-23 23:22:47 -0500

thanitha gravatar image

updated 2016-10-18 14:35:39 -0500

Can you please explain to me what openstudio climate zones are. Are ASHRAE climate zones are defined for only USA? I live in Asia. How can I use climate zones?

PS: I can upload a weather file to openstudio.

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answered 2016-08-24 14:05:28 -0500

The climate zone object in OpenStudio doesn't directly affect the EnergyPlus simulation, however it is used by many measures to determine what construction properties should be applied. There are other non ASHRAE climate zones, but the OpenStudio Application only supports ASHRAE and CEC (California Energy Commission) however the API for the Openstudio Climate Zone object would support any custom climate zone.

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Thank you so much

thanitha gravatar image thanitha  ( 2016-08-25 23:34:03 -0500 )edit

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