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CEC constructions, schedules in OpenStudio?

asked 2018-10-23 22:18:51 -0600

Ranjani gravatar image

updated 2018-10-24 09:13:06 -0600

Is there a measure to import CEC constructions, schedules in OpenStudio? I couldn't find CEC library under FiIe>Load Library.

I want to import CEC Title 24 constructions and schedules to my openstudio model without having to export SDD. Is there a way I can do this in Openstudio?


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answered 2018-10-24 11:43:33 -0600

I exported out T24 information from the CBECC-COM data to create OpenStudio templates, available on the UnmetHours Github here. I don't have all construction sets, and am missing some space type/schedules for data centers. This is also a year old, so use at your own risk.

Eventually T24 data will be added to openstudio-standards. The CA DEER prototypes are available in openstudio-standards now.

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@mdahlhausen Thanks. Are these values based on T24 2016 std? How can I find if the library I selected has been imported into OSM? I tried File>Load Library but not sure where the library gets uploaded. I am fairly new to openstudio and working with DOE prototype model to match it with T24 standards.

Ranjani gravatar image Ranjani  ( 2018-10-24 11:52:59 -0600 )edit

The objects are available in the right-hand side of the OpenStudio App under library tab. The space type data is based on T24-2016.

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2018-10-24 12:05:17 -0600 )edit

@mdahlhausen I am not able to upload the files to the default OS libraries. Can you provide me the link again?

Ranjani gravatar image Ranjani  ( 2019-07-24 13:54:50 -0600 )edit

answered 2019-07-24 14:01:57 -0600

Ranjani gravatar image

@mdahlhausen PFA error I get when I open the T24library file in OS 2.7image description

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The file is in v1.14, not v2.7. I'm not sure why it is using the IDD at v2.7. I'm able to both open and import it in OS v2.8. If you still want to use it with v2.7, you could try opening the library in an earlier version ( < v2.7 ), saving it, then re-importing.

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2019-07-24 15:22:35 -0600 )edit

@mdahlhausen Just the library file alone. I tried opening it in text editor, it doesnt look right. Could you share the file again? May be a BOX link or dropbox? Thanks

Ranjani gravatar image Ranjani  ( 2019-07-24 15:32:22 -0600 )edit

did you download the webpage the file is on and not the file? That can happen in Gitub if you click the wrong button. Download this

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2019-07-26 13:22:52 -0600 )edit

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