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2019-05-07 13:16:03 -0500 commented answer Writing OS measure to change Scheduled Setpoint Manager with Outdoor Air Reset Setpoint Manager

@gnava I'm not aware of an existing publicly-available measure to replace a setpoint manager. Maybe @Dubravka will re-po

2019-04-29 14:46:41 -0500 commented answer Setpoint manager on Chiller's outlet node in Ruby

I'm pretty sure you want to call supplyOutletModelObject instead. The 'supply' or 'demand' is relative to the chiller, i

2019-04-29 14:39:31 -0500 commented answer Setpoint manager on Chiller's outlet node in Ruby

I'm pretty sure you want to call supplyOutletModelObject instead

2019-04-25 14:24:29 -0500 edited answer Total GSF For Building

For an automated way, you could query the output SQLite file with: SELECT Value from tabulardatawithstrings WHERE Repor

2019-04-25 14:24:03 -0500 answered a question Total GSF For Building

You could query the output SQLite file with: SELECT Value from tabulardatawithstrings WHERE ReportName='AnnualBuildingU

2019-04-25 14:02:35 -0500 edited answer Convert a cloned object to the source class

@Julien Marrec to the rescue! See his to_actual_object method here: https://unmethours.com/question/17616/get-thermal

2019-04-25 13:59:05 -0500 edited answer Convert a cloned object to the source class

@Julien Marrec to the rescue! See his to_actual_object method here: https://unmethours.com/question/17616/get-thermal

2019-04-25 13:58:52 -0500 edited answer Convert a cloned object to the source class

@Julien Marrec to the rescue! See his to_actual_object here: https://unmethours.com/question/17616/get-thermal-zone-s

2019-04-25 13:57:45 -0500 answered a question Convert a cloned object to the source class

@Julien Marrec to the rescue! https://unmethours.com/question/17616/get-thermal-zone-supply-terminal/?answer=17617#pos

2019-03-26 15:33:48 -0500 commented question Splotchy-ness of EnergyPlus Shadow/Solar Distribution Calculations?

This question (and gif) is 🔥 and I hope it gets answered. I'm curious if you see the same effect by plotting the surface

2019-02-07 10:43:04 -0500 commented answer Standard Effective Temperature (SET) outputs from Energyplus

@Amir Rezaei, gotcha - different value. FYI I think here is where SET is calculated in the Pierce model.

2019-02-07 09:52:27 -0500 answered a question Standard Effective Temperature (SET) outputs from Energyplus

Looks like setting the 'Thermal Comfort Model Type' in the People object to 'Pierce' will enable the output 'Zone Therma

2019-02-06 15:45:37 -0500 answered a question How can I add a setpoint manager to DX:CoolingCoil outlet node in a ruby script?

If you have the Coil:Cooling:DX assigned to a variable coil, and you're sure that coil is on the airloop (i.e. it is lis

2019-01-23 09:29:25 -0500 answered a question Coordinates in Openstudio Geometry are mirrored

The surface coordinates are ok, but appear wrong because the building has been rotated 180 degrees: OS:Building, {a26

2019-01-23 09:13:32 -0500 edited answer What to do with Radiation system condensation

Review the following ZoneHVAC:LowTemperatureRadiant:VariableFlow object input fields: Condensation Control Type Conden

2019-01-23 09:13:11 -0500 answered a question What to do with Radiation system condensation

Review the following ZoneHVAC:LowTemperatureRadiant:VariableFlow object input fields: Condensation Control Type Conden

2019-01-10 14:07:02 -0500 commented answer Massive run files

@ethankheil there are for the OpenStudio results, but the measure that generates that report will request those variable

2019-01-10 12:53:16 -0500 edited answer Massive run files

Your model is probably requesting output variables in excess of what you need. Particularly, output variables of the 'Su

2019-01-10 12:52:48 -0500 answered a question Massive run files

Your model is probably requesting output variables in excess of what you need. Particularly, output variables of the 'Su

2018-10-18 11:13:35 -0500 answered a question Representing Distribution Losses

The LEED v4 Reference Guide gives the requirements for thermal distribution losses as: (from pg. 365) Which indicates

2018-10-04 09:14:40 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

@jmbattis that question specifies 'Load' control, but that doesn't mean unitary system control is limited to 'Load' (see

2018-10-04 09:14:27 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

@jmbattis that question specifies 'Load' control, but that doesn't mean unitary system control is limited to 'Load' (see

2018-10-04 09:14:20 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

@jmbattis that question specifies 'Load' control, but that doesn't mean unitary system control is limited to 'Load' (see

2018-10-03 16:43:41 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

The AirLoopHVAC:UnitarySystem input field Control Type has an option for 'SetPoint' control. You might also be intereste

2018-10-03 15:11:38 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

The DX 'coils' in EnergyPlus model the whole evaporator+condenser assembly. The Coil:Cooling:WaterToAirHeatPump:Equation

2018-10-03 13:42:51 -0500 commented answer Why Don't I Need a DX Cooling Coil Plant-Side

This answer might be useful.

2018-09-18 13:50:31 -0500 edited answer Airport Energy Modeling

Probably the best resource for airport process load energy is the Transportation Research Board's Airport Terminal Build

2018-09-18 13:21:29 -0500 answered a question Airport Energy Modeling

Probably the best resource for airport process load energy is the Transportation Research Board's Airport Terminal Build

2018-09-14 11:22:58 -0500 commented answer load custom scripts in Sketchup

You could try messing around hereabouts

2018-09-14 10:27:20 -0500 commented answer OpenStudio v2.6 simulation fails since EnergyPlus update to v8.9

Or this one.

2018-09-14 10:22:57 -0500 edited answer load custom scripts in Sketchup

When you renamed the copied script, did you change the actual class name in the script? Try creating a new script with:

2018-09-14 10:22:24 -0500 answered a question load custom scripts in Sketchup

When you renamed the copied script, did you change the actual class name in the script? Try creating a new script with:

2018-09-14 10:06:17 -0500 answered a question Unable to add setpoint manager

After dragging it to the node, select the node and you'll see that the setpoint manager has actually been added (it appe

2018-08-23 08:44:11 -0500 commented answer HAMT: how does it split surfaces into cells?

From the Engineering Reference: Surfaces with Ground exterior boundary condition assumes saturated air (100% relati

2018-08-23 08:39:29 -0500 commented question Rename Surfaces Measure Creates Severe Error

I commented about this on an issue filed here. It's not just you, and renaming the surfaces (or tweaking the measure) wi

2018-08-22 10:07:03 -0500 edited answer HAMT: how does it split surfaces into cells?

In the Internal Cell Outputs documentation it states: HAMT automatically assigns cells to construction objects so th

2018-08-22 10:06:05 -0500 answered a question HAMT: how does it split surfaces into cells?

In the Internal Cell Outputs documentation it states: HAMT automatically assigns cells to construction objects so that

2018-08-16 11:37:13 -0500 commented question Something wrong with my HVAC --> Unreasonable heating consumption results

What type of Setpoint Manager do you have assigned to Plant Loop 2 and Air Loop HVAC 1?

2018-08-16 11:26:45 -0500 answered a question IdealAir Heating and Cooling Energy Use at the Same Time?

Change your output variable Reporting Frequency to "detailed" to see the output at each calculation step, instead of agg

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2018-07-27 08:48:05 -0500 commented answer EnergyPlus Measure to import BSDF-idf from LBNL WINDOW

Cool, I edited out the part about two glazing layers.

2018-07-27 08:46:18 -0500 edited answer EnergyPlus Measure to import BSDF-idf from LBNL WINDOW

When you say it's "something that cannot run" do you mean EnergyPlus crashes before running, without exhibiting any erro

2018-07-27 08:45:49 -0500 edited answer EnergyPlus Measure to import BSDF-idf from LBNL WINDOW

When you say it's "something that cannot run" do you mean EnergyPlus crashes before running, without exhibiting any erro

2018-07-26 10:27:56 -0500 edited answer EnergyPlus Measure to import BSDF-idf from LBNL WINDOW

When you say it's "something that cannot run" do you mean EnergyPlus crashes before running, without exhibiting any erro

2018-07-26 10:13:46 -0500 answered a question EnergyPlus Measure to import BSDF-idf from LBNL WINDOW

When you say it's "something that cannot run" do you mean EnergyPlus crashes before running, without exhibiting any erro

2018-07-21 22:36:39 -0500 answered a question Any documentation explaining detail about create_prm_baseline_building?

Here is the Github respository for the openstudio-standards gem, which contains all the methods used to create the basel

2018-07-16 10:11:40 -0500 commented answer Suppose I have 100 variables calculated using Energyplus and I want to print the 100 in 10 CSV files, how may I achieve it ?

FYI: https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus/issues/5360 (should probably be tagged 'NewFeatureRequest')

2018-07-02 09:28:59 -0500 answered a question Extracting hourly time step data from SQL file

I believe the SqlFile class method timeSeries is what you want, shown here, also here. For an example of how it can be

2018-06-29 08:38:28 -0500 edited answer The measure I wrote doesn't work

In addition to the answer by @mdahlhausen, the model method you want is getStandardGlazings with an 's' at the end. ED