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does any one know what that message means in designbuilder ?

asked 2020-09-22 06:21:28 -0600

oussama-ka gravatar image

befor i start stimulatting i choosed the detailed HVAC system , i used the VRF template and i applied the hvac ine some zones but when i stimulate i got this message C:\fakepath\k.PNG

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answered 2020-09-22 11:02:10 -0600

Filipe Sousa gravatar image

This looks like an issue identified in DBv6.1 that has already been fixed (after DBv6.1.2.009).

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is there any alternative solution, what it seems is that i get the warning just when i change from a simple to detailled HVAW

oussama-ka gravatar image oussama-ka  ( 2020-09-22 14:23:07 -0600 )edit

The easiest solution will be to install the latest DB version 6 release with the fix. The alternative will be to use English interface and create a brand new Detailed HVAC system. However, you may need to create a new model to avoid the French accented characters that may already be assigned to your current project.

Filipe Sousa gravatar image Filipe Sousa  ( 2020-09-24 03:29:13 -0600 )edit
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answered 2020-09-22 09:48:50 -0600

I believe it's because you have a "special character" -- é -- in the name of your zone. EnergyPlus (the building energy simulation engine used by DesignBuilder) doesn't know how to read these characters, which is why you see this error.

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i changed the names but still the same problem i don't think it's due to a special character

oussama-ka gravatar image oussama-ka  ( 2020-09-22 14:22:07 -0600 )edit

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