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Do all ResStock houses have adiabatic ground contact surfaces?

Hi,

Hopefully @EricWilson or @DavidGoldwasser can help me out.

I am using E+ v9.2, OS v2.9.0, and ResStock v2.2.4.

I added measure "Set Exterior Walls and Floors to Adiabatic" to my PAT Workflow, only changing "ground_floors" to adiabatic. The other surfaces (ext_roofs, ext_floors, north_walls, south_walls, east_walls, west_walls) were all unaltered by the measure.

The measure should only change the ground exposed floor surface to adiabatic.

only ground floor adiabatic

However, when looking at the log file, I noticed that the total number of adiabatic surfaces before and after the measure runs is the same (14).

same number of adiabatic surfaces

I sampled 10 buildings (datapoints), and they each had this feature in their log file.

This leads me to ask: are all the buildings in ResStock v2.2.4 assigned an adiabatic ground contact surface to begin with?

If so, that would explain why running this measure with ground_floors set to adiabatic doesn't seem to change the model.

Do all ResStock houses have adiabatic ground contact surfaces?

Hi,

Hopefully @EricWilson or @DavidGoldwasser can help me out.

I am using E+ v9.2, OS v2.9.0, and ResStock v2.2.4.

I added measure "Set Exterior Walls and Floors to Adiabatic" to my PAT Workflow, only changing "ground_floors" to adiabatic. The other surfaces (ext_roofs, ext_floors, north_walls, south_walls, east_walls, west_walls) were all unaltered by the measure.

The measure should only change the ground exposed floor surface to adiabatic.

only ground floor adiabatic

However, when looking at the log file, I noticed that the total number of adiabatic surfaces before and after the measure runs is the same (14).

same number of adiabatic surfaces

I sampled 10 buildings (datapoints), and they each had this feature in their log file.

This leads me to ask: are all the buildings in ResStock v2.2.4 assigned an adiabatic ground contact surface to begin with?

If so, that would explain why running this measure with ground_floors set to adiabatic doesn't seem to change the model.