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Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation: Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation: Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation: simulation:

Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. blank.

I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation:

Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank.

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I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation:

Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank.>

I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation:

Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank.>

I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan

Severe error caused by Controller Mechanical Ventilation (OpenStudio 1.5.0)

Dear All,

I have a problem when simulating a very simple building using Sketchup Make and OpenStudio 1.5.0.

I created two OS spaces in Skethup and didn't use "Set Attributes for Selected Spaces" (I plan to complete this part in OS). Then I launged OS, created two thermal zones and assigned the two spaces to thermal zones seperately. After adding thermostat, space type (I used '189.1-2009-Office-Whole Building -Md Office' in library which includes people, load, outdoor air ...), I added the 'Packaged Rooftop VAV with Reheat' system to the model and didn't change any default numbers. Finally, the two thermal zones were connected to the demand side of the air loop.

However, when I clicked the simulation bottom, two errors stopped the simulation:

Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 1, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank. Object=CONTROLLER:MECHANICALVENTILATION, name=CONTROLLER MECHANICAL VENTILATION 2, Required Field=[Zone 1 Name] was blank.>

I exported idf file and used E+ to check it, and it seems in the component 'Controller:MechanicalVentilation', the "Zone 1 Name""Design Specification Outdoor Air Object Name 1""Design Specification Zone Air Distribution Object Name" are missing. No one "DesignSpecification:ZoneAirDistribution" item is created.

Actually I didn't have this problem using previous OS and Sketchup version. Is there anything I miss when creating the model? Anyone has the same problem before? Thanks.

Best wishes,

Yan