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I need help creating a custom meter using an Output Variable.

asked 2019-02-06 18:46:27 -0600

PFHUTCHINS gravatar image

updated 2019-02-07 07:37:34 -0600

The Output Variable is Refrigeration Case Lighing

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answered 2019-02-07 05:51:01 -0600

Jim Dirkes gravatar image

updated 2019-02-07 05:54:23 -0600

Try this: Meter:Custom,RefrigLighting,Electricity,Nameofcasefromobject,NameofvariablefromRDDfile; Output:Meter,RefrigLighting,Hourly;

Note: you'll need to determine the "Nameofcasefromobject" and "NameofvariablefromRDDfile" by referencing the IDF and RDD files.

I think you can accumulate ALL such values by using the "star / asterisk" wild card: Meter:Custom,RefrigLighting,Electricity,*,NameofvariablefromRDDfile; Output:Meter,RefrigLighting,Hourly;

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I'm a rookie at EnergyPlus, so bear with me. Where does this statement go and exactly where will I see the results? I've been trying to use the "Add Output Variable" Open Studio measure and I can't find any results or errors.

PFHUTCHINS gravatar imagePFHUTCHINS ( 2019-02-09 12:55:40 -0600 )edit

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