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assigned adiabatic walls fail to translate into SDD model from sketchup

asked 2017-11-01 17:16:45 -0500

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updated 2017-11-02 08:39:43 -0500

I have 41 storied building that I need to export into SDD. I have created separate floor plans and assembled them together. For the spaces, that have adiabatic walls, floors and roofs, I have assigned them individually to be adiabatic in the sketchup plugin. (Intersect the model and surface matching commands didn't work for me. Either my model crashes or all the spaces get realigned). When I try to export the model into SDD file, it gives me an error that all these assigned adiabatic surfaces are not translated.( The actual error is: Error: Object of type 'OS:Surface' and named '40-Surface 4296' was not translated.) Please help! Thanks!

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answered 2017-12-23 05:55:18 -0500

CBECC-Com is pretty touchy when it comes to constructions assignments and surface adjacencies. I assume you are using floor multipliers and thus you need to reset the adjacency of the interior floors/ceiling being multiplied? You could instead translate the geometry into CBECC-Com, then edit the text file to change the surfaces to adiabatic, or do it within the interface. I don't think that you can translate any information but geometry into CBECC-Com.

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