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### Simulate DOE Prototype buildings in OpenStudio

I download a prototype model for a large office space from the DOE website and opened the .idf file in sketchup using the openstudio plugin. When the model opened in sketchup i was met with this error:

After bypassing the error I proceeded to assign a construction set and save the model anyway as an OSM file and use the openstudio application to open it. In the application I selected the appropriate climate zones and design days. After that I tried to run a simulation assuming the .idf file already has construction sets, mechanical systems, thermal zones, etc. assigned. When running the simulation I got 10 errors:

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to simulate the idf files from the DOE website in the openstudio application?

 2 No.2 Revision Neal Kruis 4510 ●6 ●15 http://bigladdersoftware.com/

### Simulate DOE Prototype commercial reference buildings in OpenStudio

I download a prototype model for a large office space from the DOE website and opened the .idf file in sketchup using the openstudio plugin. When the model opened in sketchup i was met with this error:

After bypassing the error I proceeded to assign a construction set and save the model anyway as an OSM file and use the openstudio application to open it. In the application I selected the appropriate climate zones and design days. After that I tried to run a simulation assuming the .idf file already has construction sets, mechanical systems, thermal zones, etc. assigned. When running the simulation I got 10 errors:

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to simulate the idf files from the DOE website in the openstudio application?

 3 retagged __AmirRoth__ 4388 ●5 ●16 http://bleedinggreenna...

### Simulate DOE commercial reference buildings in OpenStudio

I download a prototype model for a large office space from the DOE website and opened the .idf file in sketchup using the openstudio plugin. When the model opened in sketchup i was met with this error:

After bypassing the error I proceeded to assign a construction set and save the model anyway as an OSM file and use the openstudio application to open it. In the application I selected the appropriate climate zones and design days. After that I tried to run a simulation assuming the .idf file already has construction sets, mechanical systems, thermal zones, etc. assigned. When running the simulation I got 10 errors:

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to simulate the idf files from the DOE website in the openstudio application?

 4 retagged __AmirRoth__ 4388 ●5 ●16 http://bleedinggreenna...

### Simulate DOE commercial reference buildings in OpenStudio

I download a prototype model for a large office space from the DOE website and opened the .idf file in sketchup using the openstudio plugin. When the model opened in sketchup i was met with this error:

After bypassing the error I proceeded to assign a construction set and save the model anyway as an OSM file and use the openstudio application to open it. In the application I selected the appropriate climate zones and design days. After that I tried to run a simulation assuming the .idf file already has construction sets, mechanical systems, thermal zones, etc. assigned. When running the simulation I got 10 errors:

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to simulate the idf files from the DOE website in the openstudio application?

 5 retagged __AmirRoth__ 4388 ●5 ●16 http://bleedinggreenna...

### Simulate DOE commercial reference buildings in OpenStudio

I download a prototype model for a large office space from the DOE website and opened the .idf file in sketchup using the openstudio plugin. When the model opened in sketchup i was met with this error:

After bypassing the error I proceeded to assign a construction set and save the model anyway as an OSM file and use the openstudio application to open it. In the application I selected the appropriate climate zones and design days. After that I tried to run a simulation assuming the .idf file already has construction sets, mechanical systems, thermal zones, etc. assigned. When running the simulation I got 10 errors:

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to simulate the idf files from the DOE website in the openstudio application?