material surface temperature [closed]

asked 2017-04-29 18:16:13 -0500

Milad gravatar image

updated 2017-08-06 07:44:43 -0500

Hello Guys,

Can anyone help me how can I get the surface temperature of different layers (roof) in EnergyPlus? Should I write a measure for that? I am not familiar with measure and I do not know how to write a measure and how to use it in energyplus or openstudio.

Thank you so much for your considerations.

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Closed for the following reason duplicate question by Aaron Boranian
close date 2017-05-03 12:45:13.650365

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In EnergyPlus (and OpenStudio) you can report the surface temperature of the inside or outside face of a construction, but I don't believe you can report out temperatures between specific layers of a construction, but someone please correct me if I am wrong. I think this came up in the past with someone wanting to look at vapor drive characteristics of the construction assembly.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2017-04-30 10:21:19 -0500 )edit

Thank you so much for your answer. I found that in openstudio for inside and outside surface temperature but I cannot find for EnergyPlus. Could u let me know where are the results in EnergyPlus? In Openstudio I see the results with resultviewer but I do not know with EnergyPlus.

Thanks a lot

Milad gravatar image Milad  ( 2017-04-30 17:13:12 -0500 )edit

@Milad, there is a very similar question with some suggested solutions here. There is also a post about generating EnergyPlus output variables here. If these don't provide enough help, I can open this question again.

Aaron Boranian gravatar image Aaron Boranian  ( 2017-05-03 12:46:54 -0500 )edit