Question-and-Answer Resource for the Building Energy Modeling Community
Get started with the Help page
Ask Your Question
3

gbxml Export to Lesosai

asked 2015-03-18 11:19:15 -0500

cyrildegen gravatar image

updated 2015-11-09 20:56:51 -0500

Hi!

I’m new to Open Studio and would like to use it to export my modells as a gbXML File to do some calculations with a other program (Lesosai). But I can not import the generated gbXML File into Lesosai. According to Lesosai’s support the gbXML-File doesn’t include the “Shellgeometry Info” and “Spaceboundary Info”.

Is there a way to add this to the gbXML-Export?

Currently I’m still using Sketchup 2014 and Open Studio 1.5.2.

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

3 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
4

answered 2015-03-18 17:44:24 -0500

OpenStudio does not currently support shell geometry. I am not familiar with many uses of shell geometry, is it used in many applications? Possibly used more outside of the US? @Chienman do you know of any other applications using shell geometry?

edit flag offensive delete link more
2

answered 2015-03-20 11:33:53 -0500

Chienman gravatar image

Hi there.

There is really only one other company that uses shell geometry, and that is IES<ve>. I could take a look at the file for you and see if I could write a script to construct the shell geometry and space boundaries.

You might want to ask this company if they will accept geometry for the shell geometry and space boundary that is identical (zero thickness walls) because everything generated by SketchUp and OS is a very thin planar wall.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Thanks for your support! Do you talk about the openstudio-gbxml or a example file which works with lesosai? And how can I send it to you? (Sorry for that stupid question...)

cyrildegen gravatar imagecyrildegen ( 2015-04-02 03:51:14 -0500 )edit

Hi there

I have exactly the same problem. The shell geometry is missing in the gbxml export (OpenStudio) so the other software cannot read the room dimensions. Is there already a solution for this issue or did someone write a script who would like to share it?

Thanks, Phil

Phil gravatar imagePhil ( 2019-07-21 06:34:26 -0500 )edit
0

answered 2015-04-02 03:43:27 -0500

cyrildegen gravatar image

Hi there! Sorry for not responding, I was waiting for a e-mail notification...

I will check Chienman's suggestion and come back again!

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

@cyrildegen this isn't an answer, please delete and move to a comment to the original question or one of the answers.

MatthewSteen gravatar imageMatthewSteen ( 2019-07-19 10:17:48 -0500 )edit

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

 



Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2015-03-18 11:19:15 -0500

Seen: 167 times

Last updated: Jul 21