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EnergyPlus EMS program line error

asked 2019-05-20 00:50:51 -0500

aysuek gravatar image

updated 2019-05-20 03:56:41 -0500

Hi everyone, could someone help me with this error I`ve got in EMS in EnergyPlus?

** Severe  ** Problem found in EMS EnergyPlus Runtime Language.
**   ~~~   ** Erl program name: BLOCK1:ZONE1:WALL_1_WINDOW_1_CONTROL
**   ~~~   ** Erl program line number: 6
**   ~~~   ** Erl program line text: SET WIN_1_CONSTRUCTION = PCWINDOW_02
**   ~~~   ** Error message:  *** Error: EvaluateExpression: Variable = 'PCWINDOW_02' used in expression has not been initialized! *** 
**   ~~~   **  During Warmup, Environment=SITE (01-01:31-12), at Simulation time=01/01 00:00 - 00:15
**  Fatal  ** Previous EMS error caused program termination.
...Summary of Errors that led to program termination:
..... Reference severe error count=1
..... Last severe error=Problem found in EMS EnergyPlus Runtime Language.
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Is PCWINDOW_02 a ConstructionIndexVariable object? EMS can only reference this type of object and not regular construction objects.

rafael.alonso gravatar image rafael.alonso  ( 2019-05-20 10:12:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-05-20 12:14:55 -0500

If you are using EMS to model phase-changing constructions, there's an idf doing electronic glass window which might be helpful to you: Google Drive Link

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