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using monitored data for electric equipment

asked 2021-07-06 10:25:55 -0500

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updated 2021-07-09 16:29:34 -0500

Dear all, I'm using the OpenStudioApp 3.1.0 and try to use monitored hourly enegry values for the electric equipment. I imported them via “Add interval Schedule From File” and I see the file in "Fixed Interval Schedules". But the program does not allow to use this imported file as an profile for the Eletric Equipment. The profile is only allowed for "Other Equipment", but it doesn't work there either (no change in the results w/wo "Other Equipment". How can I apply the monitored data for the electric equipment? Thank you for your help.

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@MHall can you add screenshots or similar images to illustrate the problem you are having? If possible, including a link to your model via Google Drive, Dropbox, or a similar file hosting service would allow others to review your inputs.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2021-07-06 12:12:43 -0500 )edit

Here is a screenshot about the schedule situation and the link for my model. I hope the osm file is fine. I'm new at openstudio and im testing, so the modell is very simple.

MHall's avatar MHall  ( 2021-07-07 04:17:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-07-07 11:22:57 -0500

I'm not sure how it is supported for OtherEquipment but not Electric equipment. In both cases there is an equipment definition that is not associated with a schedule. When you make a load instance, in a space or a space type, you can associated the definition with a schedule, and a multiplier. While Ruleset Schedules are typically used, as shown on the screenshot below Fixed Interval Schedules are also supported. For any schedule type for this use case make sure values are fractional values (between 1 and 0). You might have to pre-process your data to support this, and then set the capacity of the definition to match.

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Hi David, thanks for your answer. That works.

MHall's avatar MHall  ( 2022-01-17 07:35:10 -0500 )edit

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