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EMS Sensor Unique Key Name not found.

asked 2024-07-10 23:55:07 -0500

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updated 2024-07-11 07:23:54 -0500

Hello, we are working on our graduation project. I want to obtain the transpiration effect through EMS. I have set up the transpiration formula and variables, but one serious error has not been resolved. I selected one of the items written in the MDD file and entered the same information in Object 1, 2, and 3 in Output:Variable or Output:Meter Index Key Name in EMS Sensor, but an error occurs only in Object3. Please help me enter the appropriate key name for Sensor obj3.

I have attached the IDF file and errors to the link below!

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answered 2024-07-11 04:05:12 -0500

updated 2024-07-11 04:07:23 -0500

If I understand correctly, your problem is with this EMS Sensor:

  RCan,                    !- Name
  THERMAL ZONE 1,          !- Output:Variable or Output:Meter Index Key Name
  Zone Windows Total Transmitted Solar Radiation Rate;  !- Output:Variable or Output:Meter Name

The solar enclosure is probably the name of the Space. Try using the space name 101 smartfarm and see if that works.

This looks like the same issue as NREL/EnergyPlus#10552 - "Zone Exterior Windows ..." output variables confusingly take a Space name

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