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Sankey diagram from EnergyPlus outputs

asked 2020-12-08 15:57:08 -0600

Phan Truong gravatar image

Hello, Are there any tools out there to create a Sankey diagram from the EnergyPlus outputs?

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answered 2020-12-09 11:17:36 -0600

updated 2020-12-09 11:20:51 -0600

I've used SankeyMATIC for EnergyPlus' End Uses table. It's a quick way to get a diagram without using a data visualization library, e.g. D3.js or Python. I used a spreadsheet with the End Uses table pasted in to create the format required by SankeyMATIC.

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thank you for all the responses, very helpful!

Phan Truong gravatar image Phan Truong  ( 2020-12-10 10:46:07 -0600 )edit
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answered 2020-12-09 02:24:51 -0600

Project Stasio had one winning entry in 2018 that dealt with Sankey diagrams for EnergyPlus: https://projectstasio.com/2017-10-31-...

I found the code on Github (never used it myself): https://github.com/alyabdelalim/Sanke...


There is also article "EEBHub Building 101 Sankey Diagram Energy Analysis" by Singer, S; Simon, A J, from 2013, that has Sankey diagrams for E+. Haven't read the article, but you can find the info https://energyplus.net/node/4576

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