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How to create pitched roofs with floorpsacejs?

asked 2019-01-10 16:56:53 -0500

a.frid's avatar

I've been trying out floorspacejs in the OS 2.6 and it is not clear how to specify a pitched roof for a building. Is this an implemented feature? There's a drop-down menu under "pitched roof" in the expanded navigator window but no options in it.

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2019-01-10 17:27:42 -0500

There was some effort towards accommodating pitched roofs in FloorSpaceJS/OpenStudio, but it has not yet been completed. So unfortunately the feature is not currently available.

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Thanks for the quick response. It's unfortunate this feature is not available yet, I think floorspacejs could otherwise cover a lot of our needs right now.

a.frid's avatar a.frid  ( 2019-01-11 11:08:15 -0500 )edit

Hi, it seems that featrue (pitched roof) is still not available in Floorspace JS? Thanks in advance

Mikk's avatar Mikk  ( 2021-12-21 09:36:34 -0500 )edit

It's still not available today. There are some OpenStudio methods to support this, but Floorspace JS has not been updated to use them.

shorowit's avatar shorowit  ( 2024-03-25 16:13:28 -0500 )edit
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answered 2019-01-11 04:35:44 -0500

Eli Gould's avatar

I am a first time user of Floorspace JS trying to apply some of its functions to an advanced prefab homebuilder's catalog of options and came up with a similar question in regards to upstairs spaces. We could do fine for our level of detail if there was a feature that gave an input to simplify the treatment of quasi-vaulted spaces...especially when we already know the overall air volume of those. Great product though and I'm glad I found this forum and people discussing it, thanks!

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Welcome @Eli Gould. Please post comments in the appropriate section using the add a comment feature, rather than in the answers section.

MatthewSteen's avatar MatthewSteen  ( 2019-01-11 10:54:27 -0500 )edit

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