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OpenStudio: ResultsViewer Units

asked 2017-04-30 23:28:24 -0500

mcdonaa1's avatar

updated 2017-09-25 15:13:53 -0500

In OpenStudio's Results Viewer:

SI vs. English units; how to change back and forth between them? Would like to use industry units such as kWhr, BTUs, and SF in particular - consistently.

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I concur. The U.S.A. HVAC industry communicates primarily in IP units. Please provide outputs in IP units to make this beneficial to the U.S.A. engineering practice.

GHulsey's avatar GHulsey  ( 2017-05-05 17:50:03 -0500 )edit

What about getting Results in IP units? EnergyPlus Results AND Openstudio Results on the same run? Available plugins won't allow the user to get both. OS results will fail if Eplus Results are in IP units. See also this thread:

Dan Johnson's avatar Dan Johnson  ( 2018-11-05 13:50:53 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-05-01 09:59:00 -0500

The team is working on integrating a new, better supported, visualization tool into the OpenStudio package that will support unit selection. This is expected late Summer or early Fall of 2017.

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answered 2017-05-01 09:32:16 -0500

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EP runs in SI, nothing you can do to change this. Pretty easy to post-process the data to get it into the units you'd like though. The swapping units in the OS GUI is purely superficial.

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