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How to set site ground reflectance in OpenStudio?

asked 2017-05-09 20:34:18 -0500

TomB gravatar image

Using OpenStudio, how can I set the Site:Ground:Reflectance?

Related Question setting Ground Temperatures

Related Documentation Site Ground Reflectance sdk docs

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FYI, this property is not linked to the Radiance model. Something for the wish list...

rpg777 gravatar image rpg777  ( 2017-05-12 11:23:02 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-05-10 23:26:15 -0500

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Through Sketchup, via the Ruby Console:

sketchup_model = Sketchup.active_model
model = sketchup_model.model_interface.openstudio_model
gr = model.getSiteGroundReflectance()
gr.setJanuaryGroundReflectance(0.2)
... rinse and repeat...
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answered 2017-05-10 08:33:43 -0500

updated 2017-05-10 08:34:24 -0500

Here is the documentation for the SiteGroundReflectance class (not the "Site_GroundReflectancefields" class, which is something different).

The setJanuaryGroundReflectance (etc.) methods should work to set the ground reflectance by month.

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