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Thermostat on the base of operative temperature/Urgent

asked 2019-05-09 12:19:08 -0500

Mamak gravatar image

updated 2019-05-09 14:18:08 -0500

Hi, I have modeled a building in Open studio, and want to set the operative temperature thermostat for controlling the zones. How can I do so in open studio? Thank you very much !

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answered 2019-05-09 15:45:34 -0500

The object Thermostat:OperativeTemperature is not available in OpenStudio. You can use the following energyplus measure to transform the ThermostatSetpointDualSetpoint that is available from openstudio into Thermostat:OperativeTemperature.

https://bcl.nrel.gov/node/82786

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Thanks for your reply. That was a great help. Can I add this measure in Open studio ( in the measures tab/energy plus measure) or I have to export an idf file and do the modifications there? The problem is that i want to represent the results in Open studio result format...If I export the idf file, edit it ...I cannot import it again in open studio as some features will not be imported. So I would like to edit the osm file if it's possible.

Mamak gravatar imageMamak ( 2019-05-09 16:45:35 -0500 )edit

Copy the contents of the zipped file into your default measures folder (you can look where it is if you go to Preferences, Change my measures directory). Then go to the measures tab in the openstudio GUI and drag it there. Measures are inherent to Openstudio.

Luis Lara gravatar imageLuis Lara ( 2019-05-10 11:22:52 -0500 )edit

Thank you very much for your explanation:)

Mamak gravatar imageMamak ( 2019-05-10 16:25:53 -0500 )edit

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