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How can I see the inner temperature of every thermal zone during the year in the results Summury of OPENSTUDIO?

asked 2016-09-23 05:34:39 -0500

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updated 2016-09-23 11:21:04 -0500

I've just runned the simulation, but in the result summury I'm not able to find the temperatures of every thermal zone during the year. My goal is to generate a Temperature-Months chart, in order to see how the internal temperature changes every day during the entire year

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answered 2016-09-23 10:24:24 -0500

While most of the data in the standard OpenStudio results come from tabular data, it does use hourly time-series data for zone temperatures and relative humidity. You can see this in the Zone Conditions Section where the 8760 values are binned by temperature for each zone.

If you want to see each value, you can open the SQL file from the simulation in ResultsViewer.

You can also create a custom report to generate a chart for each month with the data processed how you want it.

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Thank you. Atm I'm trying to follow your advice using ResultViewr. I tried, but when I open the .sql file in ResulViewer nothing happens. These are the steps I did: I runned the simulation in OpenStudio... I exported the .idf file... I opened EnergyPlus-Launch, imported the .idf and the .epw files, and I runned the simulation ... Then in the folder of the output I found several files, the .sql as well ... I opened ResultViewer -> open -> sql file ...

..but nothing happens. Did I make any mistake in this process?

poppo92 gravatar image poppo92  ( 2016-09-23 10:53:12 -0500 )edit

I used OpenStudio 1.11....EnergyPlus 8.5....ResultViewer 1.11

poppo92 gravatar image poppo92  ( 2016-09-23 11:10:32 -0500 )edit

Run the simulation in OpenStudio. The output request for hourly zone temperatures is added by the reporting measure. You can click the button in the top right to Open the SQL file in Results viewer "Open ResultsViewer for Detailed Results"

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2016-09-23 11:33:22 -0500 )edit

ok I made it thank you. And a last question : now I can generate line plots of thermal zones, surfaces and subsurfaces. How can I do if I want a general line plot of the entire building? is that possible?

poppo92 gravatar image poppo92  ( 2016-09-23 12:26:56 -0500 )edit

You can select all the zones and create a single line plot (right click to access plot options) with all of them, or are you looking for something else?

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2016-09-23 12:33:12 -0500 )edit

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