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energy plus electric usage breakdown

asked 2017-08-17 15:59:13 -0600

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updated 2017-08-19 08:29:28 -0600

Hi Everyone

I ran the energyplus simuation with the reference idf file "RefBldgSmallOfficeNew2004_Chicago.idf"

I got the hourly electric usage in eplusout.csv in the following variables:

1 . Electricity:Facility J 2. Fans:Electricity J 3. Cooling:Electricity J 4. Heating:Electricity J 5. InteriorLights:Electricity J 6. InteriorEquipment:Electricity J

My expectation was that item 1 (total electric usa

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My expectation was that item 1 (total electric usage) should be the sum of the items 2 through 6. However, I am missing some electric energy usage portion..can u please point out if I am missing something?

Thanks best regards regu

regu_r's avatar regu_r  ( 2017-08-17 15:59:56 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-08-18 12:39:25 -0600

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Thank you for the response. One of the missing output variable was this: Output:Meter,ExteriorLights:Electricity,HOURLY; It accounted for the missing usage value.

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Glad it worked - I think the protocol when you get the solution is to select an answer and append the question with '[closed]'.

Liam's avatar Liam  ( 2017-08-18 12:59:06 -0600 )edit
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answered 2017-08-18 07:19:13 -0600

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How much is the error? There may be meters that are not setup (meaning they need to be defined) in order to capture all other electrical end uses.

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