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OpenStudio Application: "Create Typical DOE Building from Model" measure description?

asked 2022-03-30 15:31:03 -0500

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updated 2022-04-19 12:22:28 -0500


I downloaded this measure from BCL under Measures/Whole Building/Space Types/Create Typical DOE Building from Model. There are small descriptions in some options but I can hardly understand them. Is there a full description that I can find or can anyone here kindly explain the following questions I have?

  1. There are five different options to choose from in the following list (image) to set up exterior lighting for the simulation. Where can I find a full description for this measure or does anyone know anything so that I can understand what is being done to the simulation by each option? All I know so far is that exterior lighting electricity consumption is increasing in ascending order.
  2. How does the "Add Elevators to Model" work in the simulation? I have two elevators in the building that I'm working on.
  3. What does "Clean Model of non-geometry objects" do?
  4. What does "Use upstream argument values" do?

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Thanks in advance and greatly appreciated.

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answered 2022-03-30 16:35:35 -0500

updated 2022-03-30 16:36:05 -0500

It looks like this README has answers to your questions:

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Yes, it does. Thank you for this.

nissaldeelaka's avatar nissaldeelaka  ( 2022-04-18 17:06:23 -0500 )edit

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