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Why Output Site Outdoor Air Drybulb is not the same than Temperature of the epw file?

asked 2016-11-16 09:39:56 -0600

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updated 2017-05-29 09:31:47 -0600

Hello, I hope someone could help me. I have a question: I have an epw file. In this file I can see the average temperature of each hour of my village. After doing my simulation, I visualise the variable: Output Site Outdoor Air Drybulb Temperature, and it's not the same than in my epw file. Could you explain that to me? Thank you! Idoya

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answered 2016-11-16 12:52:22 -0600

I believe this will answer your question:

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I read the above article on DesignBuilder, and it seems to address minor incongruities between .epw files and output air drybulb temperature files, but I am noticing much more significant differences between my two weather files.

I am modeling a mid-rise apartment building in OpenStudio. The maximum annual temperature in the input epw is 42C, however the output outdoor air drybulb temperature file shows a maximum annual temperature of 24C. Any thoughts as to what could be driving this level of difference?

kmpiscopo gravatar image kmpiscopo  ( 2017-05-02 16:35:35 -0600 )edit

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