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MapShadeDeployment Warning

asked 2019-12-18 17:33:15 -0500

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updated 2020-01-07 17:19:01 -0500

I'm getting thousands of the same warning and it's actually crashing my model without any errors. image description

* Warning * MapShadeDeploymentOrderToLoopNumber: found empty map for window in zone LO2 OFFICEW5 THERMALZONE

I'm not sure what this is referring to, any suggestions on how to fix it? Thanks!

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answered 2019-12-18 17:41:46 -0500

updated 2019-12-18 17:42:29 -0500

There is a comment in this EnergyPlus GitHub issue where @MJWitte says "This is a false warning which happens because not every window in [the zone] is included in the WindowShadingControl. The logic in MapShadeDeploymentOrderToLoopNumber does not currently anticipate this possibility." Does that situation reflect your model as well?

If so, it seems like the possibilities are 1) include every window in the zone in the WindowShadingControl or 2) post in the GitHub issue that this results in a crash so that it's prioritized and addressed in the next EnergyPlus release.

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Hm ok, I tried to assign multiple shading controls to the same zone so that's probably what's doing it. I'll try to simplify a bit to get it running. Thank you!

avril14's avatar avril14  ( 2019-12-18 18:10:52 -0500 )edit

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