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Kiva error simulation EnergyPlus

asked 2020-02-03 04:54:40 -0600

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updated 2020-02-03 07:08:14 -0600

I'm trying to simulate Kiva with EnergyPlus, but the next error continues to come out.

 ** Severe  ** Foundation:Kiva="<Default Foundation>", only one floor per Foundation:Kiva Object allowed.

What this is mean? Im quite new in simulation with EnergyPLus and Kiva but i need to calculate the ground surface temperature. Somebody can help me?

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answered 2020-02-03 09:41:28 -0600

Please view the E+ documentation for the Kiva:Foundation object. Specifically note where it talks about limitations and says

Exactly one floor surface must reference each Foundation:Kiva object. However, multiple floors may exist in the same thermal zone so long as they reference separate Foundation:Kiva objects.

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