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asked 2022-10-06 16:21:15 -0500

IanVG's avatar

Full Warning/Error Description:

   ** Warning ** GetInternalHeatGains: People="PRIMARYSCHOOL CLASSROOM PEOPLE 1" has comfort related schedules but no thermal comfort model selected.
   **   ~~~   ** If schedules are specified for air velocity, clothing insulation, and/or work efficiency but no thermal comfort
   **   ~~~   ** thermal comfort model is selected, the schedules will be listed as unused schedules in the .err file.
   **   ~~~   ** To avoid these errors, select a valid thermal comfort model or eliminate these schedules in the PEOPLE input.


This warning doesn't cause any problems, but I would like to resolve it. I ran my model in the OpenStudio Application. Is there a way that I can resolve it? How do I add/select a thermal comfort model? And I am not really sure what I need to set the thermal comfort model to - e.g. to a space, thermal zone, load, etc.

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answered 2022-10-07 07:37:35 -0500

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updated 2022-10-07 07:38:22 -0500

There are two ways to solve this warning:

  1. If you go to the schedules tab, you will see that your model has at least one of three schedules types: air velocity, clothing insulation and/or work efficiency. If you click on one of these schedules you can tell it's not just the name but also the type if the schedule type specifies it as so.

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_2. If you go to the loads tab and select one of the people definitions, you will notice that there is some text: Add/Remove Extensible Groups with a small plus and a small minus icon to the right. If you click on the plus icon you add the ability to select a comfort model to be analyzed for that people load to be utilized somehow in the reporting.

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