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Coupling CONTAM with Energy+

asked 2020-03-08 11:25:10 -0500

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updated 2020-03-08 12:53:04 -0500


I’m a student at the university of Ghent in Belgium, I’m currently working on a study about natural ventilation. For this study i would like the couple CONTAM with Energy+ to perform combined simulations. I’ve used the CONTAM user guide to set up the coupling process. When i try to simulate the IDF file, I get this error:

* Severe * ExternalInterface: Simulation model has no variable "ZONE MEAN AIR HUMIDITY RATIO" with key "1_KAMER". * Fatal * ExternalInterface/StopExternalInterfaceIfError: Error in ExternalInterface: Check EnergyPlus *.err file.

How can I solve this problem? Thank you in advance

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answered 2020-03-08 11:56:03 -0500

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somehow the key value of the output variable was different from the key name in FMU:from:variable

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