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Fatal error when using energyplus

asked 2017-08-08 08:00:09 -0500

saravanan17 gravatar image

updated 2017-08-08 09:26:43 -0500

This is a severe error and am unable to rectify it....

Severe  ** Control Type Schedule=ZONE CONTROL TYPE
   **   ~~~   ** ..specifies control type 1 (ThermostatSetpoint:SingleHeating) as the control type. Not valid for this zone.
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZoneControl:Thermostat=SPACE1
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZONE=4DABF8
 ** Severe  ** Control Type Schedule=ZONE CONTROL TYPE
   **   ~~~   ** ..specifies control type 1 (ThermostatSetpoint:SingleHeating) as the control type. Not valid for this zone.
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZoneControl:Thermostat=SPACE2
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZONE=5C1065
   ** Severe  ** Control Type Schedule=ZONE CONTROL TYPE
   **   ~~~   ** ..specifies control type 1 (ThermostatSetpoint:SingleHeating) as the control type. Not valid for this zone.
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZoneControl:Thermostat=SPACE3
   **   ~~~   ** ..reference ZONE=A3C193
   ** Severe  ** Control Type Schedule=ZONE CONTROL TYPE
   **   ~~~   ** ..specifies control type 1 (ThermostatSetpoint:SingleHeating) as the control type. Not valid for this zone.

This error comes for all the zones of my case..

How to rectify it.. Iam using energyplus with sketchup am not using openstudio.

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can you post a snippet of how you've defined the ZoneControl:Thermostat object?

mdahlhausen gravatar imagemdahlhausen ( 2017-08-08 11:42:27 -0500 )edit

Here it is.

HVACTemplate:Thermostat, 
  Constant Setpoint Thermostat, !- Name 
  Heating Setpoint Schedule, !- Heating Setpoint Schedule Name 
  20, !- Constant Heating Setpoint {C} 
  Cooling Setpoint Schedule, !- Cooling Setpoint Schedule Name 
  25; !- Constant Cooling Setpoint {C}

ZoneControl:Thermostat, 
  Space2, !- Name 
  5C1065, !- Zone or ZoneList Name 
  zone control type , !- Control Type Schedule Name 
  ThermostatSetpoint:SingleCooling, !- Control 1 Object Type 
  cooling setpoint ; !- Control 1 Name
saravanan17 gravatar imagesaravanan17 ( 2017-08-08 23:31:59 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-08-08 23:31:03 -0500

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updated 2017-08-09 05:48:20 -0500

HVACTemplate:Thermostat, Constant Setpoint Thermostat, !- Name Heating Setpoint Schedule, !- Heating Setpoint Schedule Name 20, !- Constant Heating Setpoint {C} Cooling Setpoint Schedule, !- Cooling Setpoint Schedule Name 25; !- Constant Cooling Setpoint {C}

ZoneControl:Thermostat, Space2, !- Name 5C1065, !- Zone or ZoneList Name zone control type , !- Control Type Schedule Name ThermostatSetpoint:SingleCooling, !- Control 1 Object Type cooling setpoint ; !- Control 1 Name

Along with this error am facing the following error.. help me to resolve it..

* Severe * InitZoneAirSetpoints: Zone="7788C8" has specified a Thermostatic control but is not a controlled zone. * ~~~ * ...must have a ZoneHVAC:EquipmentConnections specification for this zone. * Fatal * InitZoneAirSetpoints - program terminates due to previous condition. ...Summary of Errors that led to program termination: ..... Reference severe error count=1 ..... Last severe error=InitZoneAirSetpoints: Zone="7788C8" has specified a Thermostatic control but is not a controlled zone. *** Warning: Node connection errors not checked - most system input has not been read (see previous warning).

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These are the zone control thermostat

saravanan17 gravatar imagesaravanan17 ( 2017-08-08 23:31:43 -0500 )edit

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