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what is 'Standard number of stories'

asked 2022-05-03 03:48:45 -0500

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updated 2022-05-09 09:38:26 -0500

What is 'Standard number of stories', Standards number of above ground stories', and 'Standards number of living units' in Facility tab: Building Thankyouimage description

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answered 2022-05-03 10:08:23 -0500

updated 2022-05-03 10:09:57 -0500

You do not have to fill it out. It is an optional parameter of the Building object. I thought it was used in the model_create_prm_baseline_building method from openstudio-standards to create a 90.1 PRM baseline, but it is not (it instead uses some model_num_stories_spannedmethod and never sets the standardsNumberOfStories parameter.) So I guess it can be some metadata if you want to create measures that read those parameters.

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Do not worry about it. It adds additional information to your model, but it is not directly translated into your EnergyPlus simulation.

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Thank you so much for your information

Abee's avatar Abee  ( 2022-05-03 21:45:36 -0500 )edit

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