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model maker is offline?

asked 2014-10-23 16:51:47 -0500

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updated 2016-01-02 10:01:28 -0500

Has anyone tried generating idfs from (or the EnergyPlus Example File Generator) recently? I've tried periodically over the last month, but haven't had any luck - I get a message that "there was an error retrieving the latest results. Please check back later for updates."

I hope it comes back. It was pretty useful!

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I also found answer of this question. Thanks for asking :)

itpathshala's avatar itpathshala  ( 2014-11-05 01:51:40 -0500 )edit

is modelmaker still a thing or is that gone?

dradair's avatar dradair  ( 2020-11-06 13:28:13 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-11-03 17:11:12 -0500

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updated 2014-11-03 17:35:28 -0500

I do my best to keep this service running as the app is using legacy code. I am unsure how much longer we are going to support or the example file generator. The best approach for the future is to use OpenStudio and use either the SketchUp plug-in or scripts to generate models dynamically. You can then use PAT to perturb the model using measures from the Building Component Library.

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answered 2014-10-28 13:46:37 -0500

updated 2014-10-31 13:57:12 -0500

Edit: I tried a couple scenarios and it worked, I believe it may be back online.

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This should be a comment to the question and not an answer

Clayton Miller's avatar Clayton Miller  ( 2014-10-31 04:59:29 -0500 )edit

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