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Drawing Surfaces in the SketchUp Plugin

asked 2017-01-23 18:48:28 -0500

felipealfaia gravatar image

updated 2017-01-24 07:22:56 -0500

Adam Hilton gravatar image

I am using the OpenStudio plugin for the first time. And I'm trying to do the tutorial, but when I start drawing the house the program does not recognize what is wall, roof and door by the color scheme. I think it is not running the New Template.idf. What do I do?

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answered 2017-01-24 07:20:27 -0500

Adam Hilton gravatar image

updated 2017-01-24 07:21:32 -0500

I'm pretty sure this is a duplicate question, but I'll answer it anyway.

You've referred to 'sub-surfaces' in your title, but only mention 'surfaces' in your question. You're probably not drawing the surfaces within an OpenStudio Space. Have you watched the tutorials on YouTube? Everything you need to know is at the bottom of this page.

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answered 2017-01-24 14:52:17 -0500

Ricardo GAllegos gravatar image

updated 2017-01-24 14:55:38 -0500

Did you create a new energy plus zone? Any thing that is drawn outside an energy plus zone is not recognized in SU as an EP object. C:\fakepath\Captura.PNG

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answered 2017-02-20 15:49:56 -0500

BORM gravatar image

Hi,

You should look at these things:

1) Make sure that your OpenStudio model is made in a New Space.

2) Verify that you chose the render type as Render objects by surface type. The color that appear depends on surface type.

3) You can go in OpenStudio Inspector and click on a surface. It will show you which type of surface it is. Even if you change the color of the surface, you will be able to look which surface type it is.

I hope it was helpful,

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