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OpenStudio Application/OS SketchUp Plugin: Adding PV to a portion of the roof

asked 2022-06-24 12:58:37 -0500

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updated 2023-04-22 08:00:57 -0500


I was wondering how to add roof PV for a portion of the building roof. I have used the Component & Measure feature under "onsite power generation" which adds PV for the whole roof in a building. However, this is not what I want.

If there are any links to instructional documents or videos I can follow would be great.

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2022-06-25 01:35:53 -0500

i believe that adds Simple PV objects. One of the inputs is what fraction of the surface is covered with PV. Another option is the Rooftop PV measure that creates shading surfaces just above roof surfaces and lets you set the fraction of surface covered withPV.

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answered 2022-07-01 21:22:49 -0500

Here is a youtube video that describes how to model panels with a specific geometry and orientation:

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