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OpenStudio CLI with Radiance

asked 2017-09-13 18:59:54 -0600

Determinant gravatar image

updated 2018-08-10 17:12:37 -0600

Can the Radiance measure be used with OS 2.2.0 CLI (running on Ubuntu)?

The documentation says it applies measures "OpenStudio Measures to an OpenStudio Model and runs an EnergyPlus simulation"

UPDATE: I have a working version of a parametric runs program using the CLI, but, when I call openstudio from Python (, I have to use absolute file paths in the OSW (seed, weather, measure subdirectory) or else it doesn't find anything. If I use absolute file directories it works fine, but then the output measure subdirectory with the results mimics the absolute file path which, for me, is quite long.

Not sure if this is a OS-Radiance question or a Python question.

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answered 2017-09-13 21:52:25 -0600

Yes, I used the CLI in testing the measure a couple of releases ago; it should still work.

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Interesting. I'll need to look into this. Maybe do parametrics this way instead of the PAT. (i.e. spreadsheet to json to python subprocess)

Determinant gravatar image Determinant  ( 2017-09-15 00:56:41 -0600 )edit

That sounds like a plan! Please report back your experience.

rpg777 gravatar image rpg777  ( 2017-09-15 09:23:44 -0600 )edit

Did this work? I am having trouble on windows.

See my post

bobw gravatar image bobw  ( 2018-06-21 21:40:52 -0600 )edit

@bobw I think I did try it and it worked, but on Linux.

Determinant gravatar image Determinant  ( 2018-06-22 21:19:06 -0600 )edit

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