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2022-10-03 17:11:24 -0500 commented answer Hourly reports in EnergyPlus output file

You can download a Windows executable for DView here.

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2022-10-03 17:09:36 -0500 answered a question Where I find Dview?

You can download a Windows executable here.

2022-10-03 17:03:33 -0500 answered a question Chiller IPLV Calculation

Maybe it's because the cooling towers are not achieving the entering condenser water temperatures at the PLRs in that ta

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2022-08-15 12:56:06 -0500 commented answer Sizing Design Day when "Sizing:Zone" object is not used

You only need to specify one heating design day and one cooling design day, but if you specify more than one, loads are

2022-08-12 18:09:53 -0500 commented answer Blank Html output for E+ v22

You can always upload files to the cloud and post a link. Glad you found a solution.

2022-08-12 15:29:26 -0500 edited answer Sizing Design Day when "Sizing:Zone" object is not used

You used the unitary system template (HVACTemplate:Zone:Unitary) which, when expanded (see the *.expidf), creates a Sizi

2022-08-12 15:28:47 -0500 answered a question Sizing Design Day when "Sizing:Zone" object is not used

You used the unitary system template (HVACTemplate:Zone:Unitary) which, when expanded (see the ...exp.idf), creates a Si

2022-08-12 15:13:40 -0500 commented answer Blank Html output for E+ v22

Can you share your IDF? Maybe it's some combination of the fields in OutputControl:Files (I personally don't use this on

2022-08-12 14:34:16 -0500 edited answer Blank Html output for E+ v22

In addition to OutputControl:Table:Style,CommaAndHTML; try also including: Output:Table:SummaryReports, AllSummary;

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2022-08-12 14:32:40 -0500 answered a question Blank Html output for E+ v22

Try including: Output:Table:SummaryReports, AllSummary;

2022-08-11 14:08:23 -0500 commented question SF Residential prototype models - heated basement errors

Might be, but I tried the suggested workaround (below) and they still don't simulate successfully. I'm also surprised th

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2022-08-09 15:19:08 -0500 asked a question SF Residential prototype models - heated basement errors

SF Residential prototype models - heated basement errors I'm trying to simulate the single-family residential prototypes

2022-08-03 14:52:53 -0500 answered a question EnergyPlusPlugin - How to dispose resources after simulation?

I suggest running the API in Library Mode, that way you have a script that calls a function that runs the simulation, an

2022-07-23 11:08:48 -0500 commented answer Multiple runperiods in EnergyPlus

Yes, this is an option in BuildSimHub as well.

2022-07-21 16:26:10 -0500 edited answer Multiple runperiods in EnergyPlus

Yes, this has been done before, the results will be slightly different because of the hysteresis not captured in the ind

2022-07-21 16:25:47 -0500 answered a question Multiple runperiods in EnergyPlus

Yes, this has been done before, the results will be slightly different because of the hysteresis not captured in the ind

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2022-07-05 16:29:03 -0500 answered a question Is there any documentation on using python bindings for openstudio measures?

I believe the Python API is only used for running the simulation and manipulating parameters during the simulation, not

2022-05-09 11:12:11 -0500 commented answer Size report units kBtu/h should be MBH

Countries that primarily use SI units, but do some work in the US and are forced to use IP occasionally. Canada is where

2022-05-09 11:11:19 -0500 commented answer Size report units kBtu/h should be MBH

What country uses BTUs that doesn't know what MBH is? Countries that primarily use SI units, but do some work in the US

2022-05-09 11:10:42 -0500 commented answer Size report units kBtu/h should be MBH

What country uses BTUs that doesn't know what MBH is? Countries that primarily use SI units, but do some work in the US

2022-05-09 11:10:20 -0500 commented answer Size report units kBtu/h should be MBH

What country uses BTUs that doesn't know what MBH is? Countries that primarily use SI units, but do some work in the US

2022-05-06 18:46:13 -0500 answered a question Size report units kBtu/h should be MBH

people in industry do. Both engineers and manufacturers. The US is not the entire industry. Having worked abroad, I

2022-04-18 17:02:26 -0500 answered a question results extraction CSVs

Assuming this is an EnergyPlus output table, I would recommend using the SQL output file and executing a query such as

2022-04-18 16:49:39 -0500 commented question DOAS Dehumidification Not Working

your 360cloud link directs to a login screen

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2022-03-09 15:03:28 -0500 answered a question Turning on and off plant components using outdoor ambient temperature

You will likely need to use an EnergyManagementSystem:Program to achieve your desired control. A similar plant control s

2022-02-08 14:05:01 -0500 answered a question heat recovery chiller in CBECC-COM 2019

No, CBECC-Com 2019 does not support heat recovery chillers. One way to do this would be to model it as a regular chiller

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2022-01-17 17:31:25 -0500 answered a question fan schedule not working

The fans are not operating at all, flow rate is zero for the entire year. The fan inlet node is the OutdoorAir:Mixer's r

2022-01-13 11:29:06 -0500 commented question fan schedule not working

@Cold wong your Drive link requires access permission. Consider changing to a public link, and include the IDF. But base

2022-01-13 11:28:08 -0500 commented question fan schedule not working

@Cold wong your Drive link requires access permission. Consider changing to a public link, and include the IDF. But base

2022-01-13 11:27:52 -0500 commented question fan schedule not working

@Cold_Wong your Drive link requires access permission. Consider changing to a public link, and include the IDF. But base

2022-01-13 11:27:26 -0500 commented question fan schedule not working

@Cold wong your Drive link requires access permission. Consider changing to a public link, and include the IDF. But base

2022-01-13 11:27:05 -0500 commented question fan schedule not working

@Cold wong your Drive link requires access permission. Consider changing to a public link. But based on the information

2021-12-27 21:09:58 -0500 commented answer Communicate end of RunPeriod to Python Plugin

It's not impossible in Plugin mode, I just think it would be easier in Library mode. Another way to do it in Plugin mod

2021-12-27 21:05:13 -0500 commented answer Communicate end of RunPeriod to Python Plugin

I don't know that it's definitely not possible in Plugin mode, I just can only think of how to do it in Library mode.

2021-12-22 15:08:44 -0500 answered a question StateManager's delete_state function error

Are you sure you want to delete instead of reset_state?

2021-12-22 14:53:59 -0500 answered a question Communicate end of RunPeriod to Python Plugin

Do you need to use the the API in Plugin Mode? Saving a log file at the end of the simulation is easy when using the Pyt

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2021-12-22 14:34:15 -0500 answered a question Tool to analyze the Sql from energyplus?

DB Browser for SQLite or really any database viewer works. Modelkit also has a built-in function to query the DB and out

2021-12-16 10:45:45 -0500 commented question Hard Sizing the HVAC - Energyplus

Why would you leave the fan to autosize but hardsize everything else? Are you planning to replace the fan as part of wea

2021-12-16 10:12:32 -0500 commented question Hard Sizing the HVAC - Energyplus

Yes, your approach is correct for a retrofit measure. In general, you can search the IDF for "autosize" and replace that

2021-12-13 10:18:15 -0500 commented answer Gas central heating HVAC system loop Open Studio

Water heaters / service hot water loops are intended for domestic hot water, not heating hot water. While it is possible