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2016-09-30 13:04:22 -0600 commented question OpenStudio plug-in for SketchUp runs extremely slow

I just checked again and it appeared to be a network issue, as the plugin speed and functions were normal after the model file were moved to the local desktop and opened from there. Thanks all!

2016-09-29 13:33:26 -0600 commented question OpenStudio plug-in for SketchUp runs extremely slow

I've only tried it on one model so far, but it only has three spaces. The model opens, but using the plug-in slows the features and tasks considerably. It can take several minutes to select the menus and options for basic functions like drawing or rotating the views.

2016-09-29 12:32:38 -0600 asked a question OpenStudio plug-in for SketchUp runs extremely slow

I've working on a clients system running Win7, system meets all the system requirements. Sketchup Pro 2016 locks up or responds slowly when the OpenStudio plug-in is utilized. Sketchup does not slow down when not using the plug-in. We have tried using the latest version of the Legacy OpenStudio Plug-in for Win7, Energyplus 8.4, Sketchup Pro 16, and OpenStudio 1.11. Using the Legacy OpenStudio Plug-in does not work at all errors opening OSM file. The OpenStudio Plug-in (not Legacy) opens the file but then bogs down in performance usually requiring to Sketchup to be closed from Task Manager. I have uninstalled and re-installed OpenStudio. I have copied the libeay32.dll and the ssleay32.dll files to the Sketchup Pro directory to ensure there was not a conflict with dll files between the OpenStudio and the Sketchup Pro.

Any suggestions has anyone else seen this?

2016-09-14 17:44:57 -0600 commented answer How to assign SketchUp geometry to OpenStudio model?

I watched the tutorial and used the "Create SketchUp Groups from Diagram" feature, but now I can only create box-shaped spaces. How do I create spaces with varied geometry or ceiling heights/grades?

2016-09-13 19:26:36 -0600 asked a question How to assign SketchUp geometry to OpenStudio model?

I have created the geometry of a building in SketchUp with roof, windows, interior doors and walls. Now I am ready to assign attributes and characteristics (material properties, thermal zones, etc...) to the building in preparation for OpenStudio features such as schedules and HVAC systems. However, none of the tutorial videos I have seen cover this.

Can I just label (for example) a wall "shop north, and OpenStudio will know the wall I want to change its construction layer? How do I let SketchUp or OpenStudio know that a certain area is meant to be (for example) a conference room?

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2016-08-26 13:21:36 -0600 commented question Cannot access BCL in OpenStudio

Tried renaming BCL directory so OpenStudio created a new one, still have same error. NREL also looked into it a bit but couldn't figure out what's wrong, their BCL expert is out until Monday and will dig into it.

2016-08-26 12:39:16 -0600 commented answer Difficulting saving changes to OpenSpace model

When I make any changes to the model, the folder timestamp is the only item that is updated and modified, not the OSM file. Is it possible that the OSM file is being linked to the SketchUp SKP, and so I can't make any changes to the OSM file by itself? If so, how can I configure such that I can edit the OSM model file directly as needed?

2016-08-26 11:16:03 -0600 commented question Cannot access BCL in OpenStudio

I do see "API 1.1 key" also. I copied and pasted from BCL to OpenStudio without a trailing space, and I get the same error. Is it possible that I need to update OpenStudio, since I realized I don't have the latest version?

2016-08-26 11:16:03 -0600 commented answer Difficulting saving changes to OpenSpace model

This helps create/save an OSM file from a model that's already in SketchUp. However, I mean that any changes that I make in OpenStudio itself (not just the SketchUp plugin) are lost when I save the OSM file. A folder with the same filename looks like it's updated, but I can't open any of those to get to the updated model.

2016-08-26 10:39:45 -0600 asked a question Cannot access BCL in OpenStudio

I created a model in SketchUp and was editing a few components in OpenStudio V 1.11.0. I wanted to access additional materials and constructions, so I created a BLC account. I then went to Components & Measures > Find Components, and entered my BCL authorization key (the string of letters and numbers under "Legacy API Key" in my BCL account dashboard). I receive an error that the key is invalid?

Please help, thanks!

2016-08-26 10:39:45 -0600 asked a question Difficulting saving changes to OpenSpace model

I created the basic framework of a model on SketchUp v 16.1.1449, and used OpenSpace v 1.11.0 to edit construction, loads, etc...

Each time I make any changes to the OpenSpace model, none of my edits are saved. All I am doing is going to File > Save. Is there some additional trick or location where the file is saving? There is another folder in the directory that is named the same as the model file, but it doesn't look like the model file is in there.

Please help, thanks!