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OpenStudio-standards college space types

asked 2021-07-09 19:10:59 -0500

antonszilasi gravatar image

updated 2021-07-12 20:54:08 -0500

I am attempting to use the college ASHRAE space types in our workflow by obtaining the space type properties from OpenStudio-standards with the following code:

osstandards.standards_data['space_types']

Unfortunately Ive found there is no lighting per area, equipment per area and in some cases no occupancy in college space types where there should be. This is across ashrae templates 2007,2010,2013,2016.

For good measure I have written some code which checks this and I have attached a spreadsheet which the code produces find it on google sheets here: link text

Is there a reason for this? If not is this something which needs to be fixed?

I am using OpenStudio-standards 0.2.14

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I cannot access your spreadsheet, but I was looking through the code and it seems like the college space-types are only available in the 90.1-2004 template. Might be a good idea to submit an issue in GitHub.

Luis Lara gravatar image Luis Lara  ( 2021-07-12 13:00:32 -0500 )edit

@Luis Lara, the link should work now - the space type certainly exists for all templates but as matt wrote below the data is not yet populated in 0.2.14

antonszilasi gravatar image antonszilasi  ( 2021-07-12 20:55:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2021-07-12 15:38:42 -0500

The college building type was unfinished in openstudio-standards version 0.2.14, though some aspects of the data were there. That version does not allow you to build a college prototype.

The data has since been updated and the prototype is under final review. It will be available in the next version of openstudio-standards.

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@mdahlhausen so I assume with the 0.2.15 release the college space type will be there?

antonszilasi gravatar image antonszilasi  ( 2021-07-12 20:52:11 -0500 )edit

yes, the v0.2.15 release will have the college prototype

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2021-07-13 10:43:04 -0500 )edit

@mdahlhausen do you have any ideas when 0.2.15 will be released? We are still waiting on college lab types

antonszilasi gravatar image antonszilasi  ( 2021-09-17 14:28:55 -0500 )edit

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