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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.


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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