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Hourly load profile data from OpenStudio

asked 2023-08-25 03:02:42 -0500

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updated 2023-08-25 15:40:08 -0500

Hi everyone,

I am using OpenStudio to estimate the typical cooling loads in an office building. I need the hourly loads to see the trends in base and peak loads in the building. However, OpenStudio Results gives me only the monthly average loads. June, for example was the hottest month in the year. I am specfically looking for the load profile trends for the month of June.

Do you know how I can generate plots or CSV files of hourly load profiles? Any help in this regard is appreciated. Thank you!

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answered 2023-08-28 09:47:27 -0500

Refer to the "Requesting Output Variables" section of the Getting Started documentation for the OpenStudio Application.

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Hello - I reviewed the linked documentation and I don't see way of updating the OpenStudio Results measure to create hourly chart and table for hourly annual cooling and heating loads. It shows how to change reporting interval for a variable, but not update the measure. The heating and cooling results I am looking for are total building hourly loads: sum of zone and system level loads. The measure must be summing up multiple variables to get the monthly data. I did not find which variables it is summing in the documentation to do this separately through variable requests.

vbraciszewski's avatar vbraciszewski  ( 2023-09-23 17:41:02 -0500 )edit

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