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2019-01-15 19:27:54 -0600 commented answer Undefined Method for #

The API reference is here, which is accessible from the openstudio developer page. If you click on model, you can see a

2019-01-15 19:27:45 -0600 commented answer Undefined Method for #

The API reference is hereaccessible from the openstudio developer page. If you click on model, you can see a list of al

2019-01-15 19:27:35 -0600 commented answer Undefined Method for #

The API reference is here](https://openstudio-sdk-documentation.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html)accessible from the openstud

2019-01-15 15:57:29 -0600 answered a question Undefined Method for #

Call .class on the object and see what class it is. The .name method is part of a base class that your object inherits,

2019-01-11 11:53:48 -0600 commented question Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

As long as there are architects that want window to wall ratios greater than 40%, there will be a demand for Appendix G

2019-01-10 14:28:59 -0600 commented question E+, defining DOAS fan specification according to manufacturer's book

Fan rated electric power shouldn't be the same as fan motor power, as you have to account for motor and drive efficiency

2019-01-09 12:08:59 -0600 answered a question What is the Air handler Central Cooling Design Temperature Input and how is it impacting the System Design?

One of these inputs is for zone sizing, the other for air loop system sizing.

2019-01-09 11:59:11 -0600 answered a question Can energyplus now simulate the energy consumption of air-water heat pump units?

EnergyPlus does not yet have an object to simulate a central air-to-water heat pump object. This is a high priority fea

2018-12-14 11:20:46 -0600 commented question Equipment not sizing

I'd suggest: - check to make sure new glass type is implemented in the model in through the EnergyPlus report - check de

2018-12-13 23:32:39 -0600 commented question Equipment not sizing

Are you autosizing the chiller? The chiller and cooling tower get hard-sized when the prototype measure runs.

2018-12-12 14:30:53 -0600 commented question Which values should I set in the design cooling/heating supply air temperatures so I get less than 300 unmet hours for heating?

Did you run the unmet hours load troubleshooting measure? That may help determine the cause of your unmet hours. Check

2018-12-03 13:02:46 -0600 answered a question unmet clg and unmet clg -occ difference

Unmet hours are the sum of hours when the zone air temperature is outside the zone setpoint temperature deadband and add

2018-11-21 15:33:54 -0600 commented question Is it possible to run the Simulation in OpenStudio without taking into consideration the values of solar, thermal, and visible absorptance of building materials ?

Default materials library on BCL and/or the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals.

2018-11-14 00:43:54 -0600 answered a question Recommendation on translating Openstudio measures to run independently of Openstudio

[moved from comment] If standing up a server for PAT is confusing, you may want to instead try the OpenStudio CLI templa

2018-11-13 00:03:04 -0600 commented answer Open studio spaces, constructions, thermal zones

In SketchUp -> Extensions -> OpenStudio User Scripts -> Reports -> OSM Diagnostic Script Use the surface ma

2018-11-13 00:02:11 -0600 commented answer Open studio spaces, constructions, thermal zones

in SketchUp -> Extensions -> OpenStudio User Scripts -> Reports -> OSM Diagnostic Script Use the surface ma

2018-11-12 21:45:55 -0600 commented answer Degenerate Surfaces EnergyPlus

link to the model

2018-11-12 13:39:33 -0600 answered a question parametric run on local computer

The reason for parametric runs only being available through another server is described on the forum here: Run models us

2018-11-12 12:58:53 -0600 edited answer Degenerate Surfaces EnergyPlus

If you're using OpenStudio, in SketchUp, tun the OSM Diagnostic Script: Extensions -> OpenStudio User Scripts -> R

2018-11-12 12:56:51 -0600 answered a question Degenerate Surfaces EnergyPlus

In SkethUp, Run the OSM Diagnostic Script: Extensions -> OpenStudio User Scripts -> Reports -> OSM Diagnostic S

2018-11-12 01:32:04 -0600 answered a question How to simulate the on/off time for an FCU using OS or E+?

See the ZoneHVAC:FourPipeFanCoil object documentation in the E+ Input/Output reference. Availability Schedule: "The na

2018-11-12 01:12:47 -0600 answered a question Open studio spaces, constructions, thermal zones

1a You need to go in an physically split your zones to have 1 RTU per zone. 1b Use the Air Wall construction and apply

2018-11-12 01:01:14 -0600 answered a question SketchUp Make & OpenStudio

Check the OpenStudio Compatibility Matrix to make sure the version of OpenStudio you are trying to use is compatible wit

2018-11-09 19:17:05 -0600 commented answer Recommendation on translating Openstudio measures to run independently of Openstudio

@mldichter if standing up a server for PAT is confusing, you may want to instead try the OpenStudio CLI template I poste

2018-11-09 19:16:44 -0600 commented answer Recommendation on translating Openstudio measures to run independently of Openstudio

@mldichter if standing up a server for PAT is confusing, you may want to instead try the OpenStudio CLI template I poste

2018-11-09 13:36:54 -0600 commented question DOAS with Heat Recovery for AHU

What inputs do you have selected for sizing your air loop? (Sizing System object)

2018-11-09 13:32:09 -0600 answered a question How to create or edit Energy Management System in Openstudio

You cannot edit EMS through the OpenStudio Graphical User Interface (GUI), also known as the 'OpenStudio App'. You can

2018-11-07 17:28:43 -0600 commented answer Is there any way to create a dual-branch air-handling unit by using EnergyPlus or OpenStudio?

nope, this is not possible in EnergyPlus.

2018-11-07 12:45:06 -0600 answered a question Is there any way to create a dual-branch air-handling unit by using EnergyPlus or OpenStudio?

Are you trying to model a dual duct system (hot branch/cold branch)? That is an available system type in OpenStudio/Ener

2018-11-07 12:42:09 -0600 answered a question Temperature control type of LowTemperatureRadiant

You'll need to write an EnergyPlus Energy Management System program to accomplish this control scheme.

2018-11-07 12:35:46 -0600 answered a question Modification on DOE prototypes

If the EMS objects are related to the HVAC systems that you deleted, then you need to delete them in a text editor. As

2018-11-06 11:10:50 -0600 edited question Natural Ventilation has different results with same boundary conditions

Help!Natural Ventilation has different results with same boundary conditions I'm modelling an atrium with natural ventil

2018-11-05 11:31:32 -0600 commented question Glassed Zone Temperature

where did you get your values when you say "the zone temperature should be around 60C in winter and 100C in summer". An

2018-11-01 14:45:11 -0600 commented question Glassed Zone Temperature

what is the U-value for your glass, and how much heat are you losing through the ground? A simple look at the zone load

2018-10-31 11:30:21 -0600 answered a question Question about schedules

The hours of operation in the schedule set isn't used anywhere in the model, so you don't need to set it. It is there s

2018-10-31 11:25:01 -0600 commented question New to the group....how do I get points so I can upload a file?

You have 1 karma. You need to have at least 10 karma to upload files. I just upvoted the question so you should have 1

2018-10-29 12:10:15 -0600 commented question What happened to my model?

If your geometry is fine in the OpenStudio viewer, you should be ok to proceed with simulation. If you still need to ma

2018-10-29 10:46:08 -0600 commented answer Question about OpenStudio and EnergyPlus proceeding

It's published through an academic publisher. They are ruthless about taking down any free versions that get out. So n

2018-10-29 00:15:58 -0600 commented answer Question about OpenStudio and EnergyPlus proceeding

If you find the OpenStudio tutorials, API, and EnergyPlus I/O reference and Engineering reference insufficient, there is

2018-10-29 00:12:47 -0600 commented question What happened to my model?

which version of sketchup and openstudio are you using? the geometry above doesn't look like .osm geometry

2018-10-26 13:01:44 -0600 answered a question Offices fresh air from buffer space - HVAC Nodes Problem

You can do this with the AirflowNetwork. Another simple approach would be to define a ZoneMixing object for each zone a

2018-10-26 12:51:45 -0600 commented question What happened to my model?

what happens when you load it in the OpenStudio App and look at it with the embedded viewer?

2018-10-26 12:43:27 -0600 commented question Zone design loads do not account for DOAS

In this case, supply air for sizing means supply air from the zone units, not the central DOAS air loop.

2018-10-25 19:03:29 -0600 commented answer fiberglass insulation in BCL?

Go to the BCL website (bcl.nrel.gov) and download the component Construction Assembly -> Wall -> Exterior Wall of

2018-10-25 14:27:59 -0600 commented question Question about DOAS and Fan-Coil configuration

the difference is more complicated than that, but I would approximate the system by separating the ventilation from the

2018-10-25 14:23:50 -0600 commented question Question about DOAS and Fan-Coil configuration

the difference is more complicated than that, but I would approximate the system by separating the ventilation from the

2018-10-25 11:59:21 -0600 commented question Zone design loads do not account for DOAS

Are the zone thermostats set correctly? Do the availability / temp schedules have the correct heating design day profile

2018-10-25 11:50:49 -0600 commented question Question about DOAS and Fan-Coil configuration

can you tag the post with what software you are using? Have you tried adding output variables to show air flow rates on

2018-10-25 11:27:32 -0600 edited answer fiberglass insulation in BCL?

Deleting my original answer; BCL has fiberglass continuous insulation, but not batts. The reason for this is thermal br

2018-10-25 11:25:17 -0600 edited answer fiberglass insulation in BCL?

Deleting my original answer; BCL has fiberglass continuous insulation, but not batts. The reason for this is thermal br