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Is there any beginner step by step guide on how to use OpenStudio for a hospital building?

asked 2022-06-13 18:10:30 -0500

updated 2022-06-14 08:29:15 -0500

Hi, I'm a student in need of help for a walk through on how to go through the steps of energy analysis for a hospital building with Openstudio. I know the basics of the application and my project doesn't need too much details just the usual basics of each part like setting the schedule for people, lighting, equipment, infiltration. An identical or similar project would really help but also knowing the steps and points to remember will be a great help for me.

Thank you all for your time

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answered 2022-06-14 10:51:15 -0500

Assuming you have found the OpenStudio Application documentation, you may want to start with the measure to make DOE prototype Hospital in your climate zone and for your target standard, and then maybe switch to applying the Create Typical Building measure applied to your custom model geometry. That should get you a running model that you can then customize. Hospitals are one of the more complex building types, so not typically something for beginners, unless you have experience modeling other building types first. You can find the Prototype and Create_Typical measures on the BCL

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