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Create prototype building for NECB (Canada)

asked 2022-02-24 08:56:46 -0500

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I'm trying to create a DOE prototype building from the measure "Create DOE Prototype Building" for NECB 2011 (Canada).

I have a local instance of the measure because I had to correct the code, I had the following error: "wrong number of arguments (given 5, expected 0; required keywords: template, building_type, epw_file)". So I passed these 3 arguments in the function prototype_creator.model_create_prototype_model(). The error disappeared after this modification.

But now, I have the following error: "File does not exist: :/ruby/2.7.0/gems/openstudio-standards-0.2.14/lib/openstudio-standards/standards/necb/NECB2011/data/geometry/SmallOffice.osm". I suppose that this file does not exist in the embedded openstudio-standards gem.

I've already tried the steps recommended in the link: CLI reference in order to install a local gem, but still no success.

Thank you for your help!

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answered 2022-05-10 17:11:20 -0500

The DOE prototype model measure cannot be used with the NECB rulesets. They use entirely separate workflows and data sources within the gem.

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