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Location of Daylight sensor outputs

asked 2019-02-11 17:56:00 -0500

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I´m testing the radiance tools in Openstudio, and I set three Daylight sensors in the same thermal zone (Linked those sensors in that thermal zone). image description

The problem is I can´t find the luxes for each sensor. Where can I found it? Is the result in Dview the mean of all sensors? I didnt found those outputs in Result Viewer too, in the archive C:....\000_Radiance Daylighting Measure\radiance\output.sql

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answered 2019-02-12 12:51:02 -0500

You seem to only be concerned about these three points, and you're using daylight sensors to define them. The problem is the Radiance measure only takes the input from the primary daylight sensor for each zone as input. A secondary problem is that DView doesn't really work well with about half the output data from the Radiance measure. Ideally, you'd use the illuminance map to define a uniform array of points of interest, which you can look at with results viewer (or look at the csv file with whatever visualization tool you wish).

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Thanks rpg777 again. All clear.

According to the definitions of each parameters in csv file, ( I have two final question.

  1. Where does the parameters of the csv file came from? From the Illuminance map or the daylight sensor? I supose the sensor but I dont very sure.

  2. So, the option of Total Daylight Reference points in the sensor1 or 2, which appeared in the 1.9 version has disappeared in newer versións. Attach video of NRELOpenStudio

Thank you

gonchotorena's avatar gonchotorena  ( 2019-02-12 14:37:17 -0500 )edit

Sorry, just saw this. I'm not sure I understand your questions here in the comments. Parameters? The values in the csv file are illuminance. The points are, in order: space daylight sensor(s), space glare sensor(s), illuminance map points. Could you clarify your second question?

rpg777's avatar rpg777  ( 2019-02-25 10:25:51 -0500 )edit

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