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2019-05-23 10:22:52 -0500 commented question Any suggestion why the load results is not resealable!!!

link to your model and data. could be a wide range of things - internal load values and design day schedules, design da

2019-05-22 11:52:53 -0500 answered a question Unmet hours on official DOE reference building results!

Can you clarify what EnergyPlus version you are using to simulate the .idfs on the DOE website? One consideration is th

2019-05-15 17:14:23 -0500 commented question Tank source side loop mass flow rate mechanism/ Tank source side control approach

Can you elaborate on the need for a 1-hour simulation timestep? That is very atypical in energy modeling applications -

2019-05-13 15:58:45 -0500 commented answer Has anyone validated the DOE Reference Building Measure?

The newer large office model contains a data center, which mostly explains the higher EUI.

2019-05-09 15:04:24 -0500 commented answer OpenStudio model will not show in SketchUp

what happens when you load your model in the OpenStudio App and look in the geometry tab?

2019-05-08 12:27:58 -0500 commented question Create Baseline Building measure error OpenStudio 2.8

are you able to share your model? what standards space type definition to you have listed in those spaces?

2019-05-08 12:04:52 -0500 commented question Create Baseline Building measure error OpenStudio 2.8

what are the radiant, visible, and return air fractions on your lighting objects in those zones?

2019-05-08 10:18:39 -0500 answered a question OpenStudio model will not show in SketchUp

Open the .osm file in a text editor and delete the offending surfaces (Sub Surface 2 and Surface 503). Then re-open in

2019-05-07 18:14:30 -0500 commented question PAT 2.x Results Summary and Output Variables

did you look at the localResults folder in your PAT project?

2019-05-06 16:06:49 -0500 commented question pre-1980s residential EnergyPlus models?

Have you looked at ResStock? Documentation here.

2019-05-06 16:04:05 -0500 edited answer Transitioning PNNL prototype IDF files to EnergyPlus 9.1.0?

The openstudio-standards library is intended to create OpenStudio models of the DOE prototype buildings (non-residential

2019-05-06 15:57:33 -0500 answered a question Transitioning PNNL prototype IDF files to EnergyPlus 9.1.0?

The openstudio-standards library is intended to create OpenStudio models of the DOE prototype buildings. It is maintain

2019-05-02 13:37:49 -0500 answered a question Simulataneously run a number of independent energyplus simulations on multiple cores on Linux via a script.

One option is to use the parallel gen in ruby. Example: # gem for running jobs in parallel require 'parallel' num_para

2019-04-30 12:03:47 -0500 commented question I have a problem with the plant flows when I change the control type temperature in a HVAC Radiant System

Is this a sizing run failure? If so, check the design day schedules and sizing criteria.

2019-04-30 12:02:43 -0500 edited question I have a problem with the plant flows when I change the control type temperature in a HVAC Radiant System

I have a problem with the plant flows when I change the control type temperature in a HVAC Radiant System I have a simpl

2019-04-30 12:01:15 -0500 answered a question Ideal Air Loads, humidification and dehumidification not working

By default, the zone ideal air loads objects do not include humidity control. You'll need to use the Ideal Air Loads Zo

2019-04-29 16:27:45 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

@Westely I just tried it with the example 'hourly_values.csv' that comes with the measure tests.

2019-04-28 23:07:34 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

@Westely I tried it on an empty v2.8 model. The measure imports the schedule, and you can see it if you open the .osm i

2019-04-28 23:01:13 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

@Westely I tried it on an empty v2.8 model. The measure imports the schedule, and you can see it if you open the .osm i

2019-04-27 14:27:25 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

is it in the .osm when you open a text editor? it may be the formatting on the .csv file you pass it. can you replicate

2019-04-26 17:52:33 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

@Westely thanks for mentioning the schedule file measure was broken. I've fixed it and re-uploaded it to BCL.

2019-04-26 15:48:01 -0500 commented answer How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

is your measure class inherited from ModelUserScript or WorkspaceUserScript? Model -> openstudio measure. Workspace

2019-04-26 15:29:08 -0500 answered a question How to load Schedule:File in OpenStudio?

You can also add a schedule interval from file with the Add Interval Schedule From File measure on BCL.

2019-04-19 11:21:12 -0500 commented question Open studio keeps freezing when trying to assign space names

what operating systems are you running?

2019-04-18 17:23:37 -0500 commented question Open studio keeps freezing when trying to assign space names

@dtmtg2 23 spaces shouldn't take very long, so it does appear to be locked up. I assume you have restarted your machine

2019-04-18 15:21:25 -0500 commented question Open studio keeps freezing when trying to assign space names

which version of openstudio are you using?

2019-04-17 11:01:06 -0500 commented question How to keep air loop flow rate as the one imposed by schedule? and not automatically varied according to cooling load

Have you tried modeling it as a DOAS system?

2019-04-03 10:44:04 -0500 commented question Basic Envelope Change results in opposite EUI results of those expected

upload it to google drive or other service and then post the link above.

2019-04-03 10:32:10 -0500 commented question Basic Envelope Change results in opposite EUI results of those expected

what climate? what causes the EUI increase - heating, cooling, or both? what kind of system? You need to include much m

2019-04-03 10:27:19 -0500 commented answer Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

As the EUI goes down, plug load becomes a larger percentage of the energy use which is fixed between baseline and propos

2019-04-03 10:25:49 -0500 commented answer Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

As the EUI goes down, plug load becomes a larger percentage of the energy use which is fixed between baseline and propos

2019-04-03 10:25:25 -0500 commented answer Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

As the EUI goes down, plug load becomes a larger percentage of the energy use which is fixed between baseline and propos

2019-04-03 10:24:40 -0500 commented answer Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

As the EUI goes down, plug load becomes a larger percentage of the energy use which is fixed between baseline and propos

2019-04-03 00:48:53 -0500 commented answer Is Appendix G becoming irrelevant?

ASHRAE 90.1-2016 is a lot more stringent than ASHRAE 90.1-2010. Do you have onsite generation? And are your "50% light

2019-04-03 00:46:46 -0500 commented question Using meter:custom to aggregate output variable data

Are these nested custom meters? you can't nest custom meters in EnergyPlus.

2019-03-28 16:50:44 -0500 edited answer Machine Learning, ANN

For a broad review of ML methods applied to buildings, see the literature review by Foucquier et al., "State of the art

2019-03-28 16:37:51 -0500 edited answer Machine Learning, ANN

For a broad review of ML methods applied to buildings, see the literature review by Foucquier et al., "State of the art

2019-03-28 16:35:39 -0500 edited answer Machine Learning, ANN

For a broad review of ML methods applied to buildings, see the literature review by Foucquier et al., "State of the art

2019-03-28 12:09:57 -0500 answered a question Machine Learning, ANN

A broad review of ML methods applied to buildings, see the literature review by Foucquier et al., "State of the art in b

2019-03-27 11:42:33 -0500 answered a question Severe errors in air loop....!

The Action field in your Controller:WaterCoil objects is set incorrectly.

2019-03-27 11:39:18 -0500 commented question Machine Learning, ANN

What is your intended application? Machine learning is a buzzword, and many applications to the building energy perform

2019-03-27 11:37:41 -0500 commented question How to add layer using command line measures?

There are two ways to do this - make a measure that you run through command line, or write a ruby script to add it. Whi

2019-03-26 18:15:15 -0500 commented answer Openstudio Supermarket Reference Model

There isn't a way to translate an .idf into an .osm, especially with HVAC. You'll need to use the EnergyPlus .idf direc

2019-03-22 10:21:13 -0500 answered a question Openstudio Supermarket Reference Model

The Commercial Reference Buildings has .idf files for Supermarkets, but there is not a DOE Prototype for this building a

2019-03-18 10:26:13 -0500 commented answer energyplus heating and cooling load

Set the outdoor air requirement with the DesignSpecificationOutdoorAir object. Alternatively, you can use the AirTermin

2019-03-18 10:23:57 -0500 commented answer energyplus heating and cooling load

Set the outdoor air requirement with the DesignSpecificationOutdoorAir object.

2019-03-16 12:35:23 -0500 answered a question energyplus heating and cooling load

Set the outdoor air flow rate in your fan coil units to zero and then add a DOAS air loop with terminals serving each zo

2019-03-15 15:53:16 -0500 commented question Excel File doesn't have all the data

I'm not familiar with the BestEnergy plugin. It could be there is an issue with the macros in that plugin. I suggest r

2019-03-15 10:41:02 -0500 commented question energyplus heating and cooling load

Do you have an outdoor air flow rate set in your fan coil units?

2019-03-14 11:16:11 -0500 commented question Excel File doesn't have all the data

where is this excel file from? It is not part of openstudio / energyplus software.