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spacing between buildings

asked 2021-07-21 14:46:32 -0500

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updated 2021-07-31 12:56:18 -0500

Hi How can we know the distance between the buildings from the .idf file?

THank you.

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answered 2021-07-21 16:55:12 -0500

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Look at this object.

According to the docs, "Only one location is allowed."

Be careful though, because "Weather data file location, if it exists, will override any location data in the IDF."

You can access the lat/long of the facility by examining these fields:

elevation might also be useful.

Using latitude, longitude, and elevation, you can probably calculate the distance between buildings. What is the application for this? Based on what I can infer, an IDF represents one building, so you would have to query multiple values from different IDFs to calculate the distance between buildings.

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