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Where can I find the material RoofVegetation in OpenStudio?

asked 2024-03-18 15:59:50 -0500

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updated 2024-03-18 18:09:36 -0500

I have to simulate a green roof in EnergyPlus. To do this, I'm using the interface OpenStudio for designing the house. I've read multiple times already that EnergyPlus has a material RoofVegetation which can be used for simulating a green roof, however, I can't find this material in OpenStudio. I also checked the 'Building Component Library', but I can't see it...

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answered 2024-03-23 07:05:40 -0500

updated 2024-03-23 07:34:36 -0500

RoofVegetation is available in the OpenStudio Application:

  • Constructions tab
  • ... Materials sub-tab
  • ... ... Roof Vegetation Materials

... towards the bottom of the list (of Materials subcategories) - you may have to scroll down a bit.

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