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GLHEPROGFunctionImport Not Functioning Properly

asked 2017-07-24 13:36:23 -0500

jmoody gravatar image

updated 2017-07-25 10:46:40 -0500

Alright, I have used GLHEPro for years to design well fields for my company so I am knowledgeable in its uses and application. Previous workflow included using eQuest but this is my first time trying to use the measures in E+.

Sizing is not a problem as the results seem to align with my experience in well fields but bringing the G-Function back is not working at all. I get an immediate notification while applying the GLHEProGFunctionImport measure that there are missing fields. Then when I apply changes and review the well field I notice that some of the data is in the wrong fields.

I am attaching a copy of the measure warnings and a screen shot of the openstudio loop. Also, I am including a copy of the G-Function export from GLHEPro. The error starts at the ground temperature and continues on.

I am not sure if this is a software version issue but I am up to date on everything including the latest version of GLHEPRO.

Any thoughts? Even if I open up the GLHEPro output and manually enter the data something is just not right. image description

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You don't mention what version of OS you're using, but I tried using the GLHEPro Measure not too long ago (w/ 2.1 or a 2.2 release candidate) and it was having problems. I think the Measure may need to be updated.

ljbrackney gravatar image ljbrackney  ( 2017-07-24 14:00:58 -0500 )edit

I am using 2.2. I wished I knew a little more about measures then I would tackle making this work.

jmoody gravatar image jmoody  ( 2017-07-24 15:03:27 -0500 )edit

May I kindly inquire what your workflow was for eQUEST?

Bob Fassbender gravatar image Bob Fassbender  ( 2017-08-16 12:18:25 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-07-24 16:30:36 -0500

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Found my own solution. I cannot write code from scratch but I can sure edit it. I was able to modify the original Ruby file to align the values from the GLHEPRO G function output to the data needed for E+.

Apparently, somewhere down the line there was a change and it shifted the data. Once it was fixed it brought everything in and worked perfectly.

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Cool! Would you be willing to send your fix to openstudio@nrel.gov so we can update the Measure on BCL?

ljbrackney gravatar image ljbrackney  ( 2017-07-25 11:45:43 -0500 )edit

I would be happy to.

jmoody gravatar image jmoody  ( 2017-07-26 09:47:11 -0500 )edit

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