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Surface Construction Index

asked 2023-10-23 02:25:44 -0600

updated 2023-10-24 19:47:32 -0600


I was wondering if anyone could please help on the Surface Construction Index output variable. More specifically, I need to identify the equivalent surfaces that I'm getting under Surface Construction Index file per timestep in the csv - where my construction is subject to change using an EMS Program.

I already added the Output:Diagnostics to the idf. However, I'm not sure how to interpret the surface construction names (in the csv file), such as 35, 37,.... I tried to match those surfaces in the .eio file, but I was not able to do so.

Please find the eio file attached.


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Can you provide your IDF?

shorowit's avatar shorowit  ( 2023-10-23 16:28:02 -0600 )edit

@shorowit absoultely, and thank you so much for your time in advance. I just added the IDF to the same shared Google Drive folder:

Mohammad's avatar Mohammad  ( 2023-10-23 17:05:44 -0600 )edit

@shorowit Thank you so much, Scott. Like always, you're super helpful support is greatly appreciated.

Mohammad's avatar Mohammad  ( 2023-10-23 21:35:40 -0600 )edit

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answered 2023-10-23 17:45:52 -0600

It appears that you need to add Output:Constructions,Constructions; to your IDF file. Then your EIO file will include additional output like so:

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