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Control Energy plus using Python API

asked 2023-03-27 13:55:12 -0500

Prethvi Raj's avatar

Hi, We are creating a simulation using energy plus Natural ventilation. Can we control the settings of natural ventilation for the space using Python API?

Regards, Prethvi Raj, Building Performance Analyst.

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answered 2023-04-02 09:21:50 -0500

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Hi, this is widely documented in the energyplus documentation. To start you can refer to the "Running energyplus as a library" page: https://bigladdersoftware.com/epx/doc...

The python API has also a documentation website with all the available functions. https://nrel.github.io/EnergyPlus/api...

For your case, you can specifically find if the setting you want to change is listed as an actuator in the first website I listed. Actuators can overwrite a value during simulation time.

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