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2020-02-06 12:18:39 -0600 commented answer After running my model, I am unable to view full results

What did you have to do to resolve it?

2020-02-06 07:50:15 -0600 commented answer After running my model, I am unable to view full results

Maybe there is a more fundamental problem than the unit conversion error. Can you edit your original post and provide a

2020-02-05 18:13:53 -0600 commented answer After running my model, I am unable to view full results

Note that you can file a bug report for DView here. There's at least one existing bug report related to unit conversions

2020-02-05 18:11:14 -0600 answered a question After running my model, I am unable to view full results

When you tell DView to view outputs in IP units instead of SI units, it uses an internal list of unit conversions to con

2020-02-03 09:44:07 -0600 edited question what does the cell in series and active area mean in the PhotovoltaicPerformance:EquivalentOne-Diode?

what dose the cell in series and active area mean? in design builder, there is "cells in series "and "active area" in th

2020-02-03 09:41:28 -0600 answered a question Kiva error simulation EnergyPlus

Please view the E+ documentation for the Kiva:Foundation object. Specifically note where it talks about limitations and

2020-01-30 13:02:31 -0600 answered a question PAT 2.9.1 Unable to get needed output variables and results

For Question 2, here's one possible solution: https://unmethours.com/question/27370/issue-downloading-osms-from-pat-20/?

2020-01-30 12:21:06 -0600 edited question Problem editing an OpenStudio Model

PROBLEM WITH EDITION A MODEL OF OPEN STUDIO I draw a model in Sketchup and analyzed it with open studio....when I tried

2020-01-23 16:51:40 -0600 edited answer Some upgrade options aren't compatible with ResStock?

I looked into this and discovered it's a bug that is specific to the Wood Stove upgrade. None of the other heating/cooli

2020-01-23 10:54:49 -0600 edited answer How can I solve: CheckWarmupConvergence: Loads Initialization

If you're using the OpenStudio application, you can go to the Simulation Settings tab, expand Simulation Control, and in

2020-01-23 10:54:38 -0600 edited answer How can I solve: CheckWarmupConvergence: Loads Initialization

If you're using the OpenStudio application, you can go to the Simulation Settings tab, expand Simulation Control, and in

2020-01-23 10:52:16 -0600 answered a question How can I solve: CheckWarmupConvergence: Loads Initialization

If you're using the OpenStudio application, you can go to the Simulation Settings tab, expand Simulation Control, and in

2020-01-23 10:34:19 -0600 edited answer Some upgrade options aren't compatible with ResStock?

I looked into this and discovered it's a bug that is specific to the Wood Stove upgrade. None of the other heating/cooli

2020-01-23 10:33:51 -0600 answered a question Some upgrade options aren't compatible with ResStock?

I looked into this and discovered it's a bug that is specific to the Wood Stove upgrade. None of the other heating/cooli

2020-01-21 09:33:00 -0600 commented answer resstock location

You'll need to look at the Simulation Datapoint Log File to see why it failed.

2020-01-21 09:32:46 -0600 commented answer resstock location

You'll need to look at the Simulation Datapoint Run Log to see why it failed.

2020-01-15 22:08:25 -0600 commented answer Apply Upgrade gets rid of Building Characteristics Report?

It is intentional that building characteristics do not show up for an upgrade row. See https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudi

2020-01-15 22:06:31 -0600 commented answer HPWH warning when using Create Typical Building From Model OpenStudio measure

Correction: the most recent EnergyPlus version is a lot better. The latest stratified tank model is 10x faster than the

2020-01-15 10:59:02 -0600 answered a question resstock location

Each row in a probability distribution tsv file needs to sum to 1 (100%). So you could put 0.5 for each location if you

2020-01-14 08:23:50 -0600 commented question Energy plus: Different heating,and cooling loads only by changing the HVAC systems

How are you obtaining the heating and cooling loads for the different systems?

2020-01-10 18:14:16 -0600 edited question Getting Conflict between unique node names and plantloop supply and demand inlet outlet names

Getting Conflict between unique node names and plantloop supply and demand inlet outlet namest I get the following messa

2020-01-10 12:37:37 -0600 answered a question Whereabouts of table_convert.py script

It can be found here: https://github.com/NREL/EnergyPlus/blob/develop/src/Transition/table_convert.py

2020-01-07 08:59:07 -0600 commented question BeOpt crashes when optimizing PV and roof options

Duplicate of https://unmethours.com/question/31264/beopt-program-crashing-during-optimization-run/

2020-01-06 14:56:48 -0600 answered a question Modelling Shade/Cooling from Nearby Trees in BEopt

BEopt does not have explicit inputs for defining trees. You might be able to use neighboring buildings and/or window int

2020-01-06 13:59:29 -0600 answered a question Framing Spacing Affect on BEopt Sim

Correct, the stud spacing inputs are meta properties that are not used in the actual energy simulation.

2020-01-03 11:41:16 -0600 answered a question OpenStudio freezing from Geometry Tab troubleshooting

Does the computer with the problem have an NVIDIA graphics card? If so, see the OpenStudio troubleshooting page.

2020-01-03 10:40:56 -0600 commented answer Outside air temperature based setpoints

If going the EMS approach, you might review the EMS examples in the EMS Application Guide.

2020-01-03 10:38:45 -0600 answered a question Outside air temperature based setpoints

This is very similar to the question I answered here. There are two basic approaches: 1) Use EMS to control actuators ba

2019-12-26 10:24:42 -0600 commented question FloorPlan in OS 2.9.1 doesn't open!

Does this information apply to you and help? https://nrel.github.io/OpenStudio-user-documentation/help/troubleshooting/#

2019-12-24 19:10:00 -0600 edited answer How to simulate for 365 days, currently it is only doing simulation for 18 days (at intervals of 20 days)?

It sounds like you are indeed running an annual simulation (365 days) but are confused by the fact that EnergyPlus displ

2019-12-24 08:24:57 -0600 edited answer How to simulate for 365 days, currently it is only doing simulation for 18 days (at intervals of 20 days)?

It sounds like you are indeed running an annual simulation (365 days) but are confusing by the fact that EnergyPlus disp

2019-12-24 08:24:12 -0600 answered a question How to simulate for 365 days, currently it is only doing simulation for 18 days (at intervals of 20 days)?

It sounds like you are indeed running an annual simulation (365 days) but are confusing by the fact that EnergyPlus disp

2019-12-22 20:46:50 -0600 answered a question Unacceptable heat transfer coefficient values

Refer to the E+ engineering documentation on exterior convection where it says: Note that when the outside environme

2019-12-20 17:05:57 -0600 commented answer Waterheater:HeatPump Tank Storage Volume

There are two objects in E+, WaterHeater:HeatPump:PumpedCondenser and WaterHeater:HeatPump:WrappedCondenser. The former

2019-12-20 09:50:41 -0600 commented question Finding a different heating load in Energyplus

Are you sure you aren't comparing GSHP energy consumption to Ideal HVAC loads? What output variables are you looking at?

2019-12-20 09:50:32 -0600 commented question Finding a different heating load in Energyplus

Are you sure you aren't comparing GSHP energy consumption to Ideal HVAC loads? What output variables are you looking at?

2019-12-18 17:42:29 -0600 edited answer MapShadeDeployment Warning

There is a comment in this EnergyPlus GitHub issue where @MJWitte says "This is a false warning which happens because no

2019-12-18 17:41:46 -0600 answered a question MapShadeDeployment Warning

There is a comment in this EnergyPlus GitHub issue where @MJWitte says "This is a false warning which happens because no

2019-12-18 08:25:35 -0600 answered a question Missing Facility Energy

Open up the meter details output file (*.mtd) file that is produced after running the simulation and search for, e.g., "

2019-12-16 09:53:06 -0600 answered a question How can a finished roof with steel trusses be modelled in BEopt?

BEopt cannot explicitly model steel trusses. You will have to choose a wood truss option with an equivalent assembly R-v

2019-12-13 15:08:39 -0600 edited answer Output to calculate the heating and cooling load

While the common answer is to use the Zone Predicted Sensible Load to Setpoint Heat Transfer Rate variable, I would not

2019-12-13 15:07:41 -0600 answered a question Output to calculate the heating and cooling load

While the common answer is to use the Zone Predicted Sensible Load to Setpoint Heat Transfer Rate variable, I would not

2019-12-13 08:55:02 -0600 answered a question How to use E+ View3D tool

Have you seen the E+ documentation on the View3D program? See the Auxiliary Programs documentation, specifically the sec

2019-12-12 09:29:15 -0600 commented question Availability schedule depending on outside air temperature

Please don't ask the same question twice. You already asked the question here. If you have additional information or cha

2019-12-11 11:00:26 -0600 commented answer Ideal Load Air System

You could pre-process the weather file, find the hours where outside temperature is above 15C, and create a detailed ide

2019-12-11 10:38:30 -0600 answered a question Ideal Load Air System

One option is to create an EMS program that actuates the Availability Schedule of the ideal air system. The EMS program

2019-12-05 23:51:17 -0600 answered a question What does changing seed value in Algorithm Settings do?

ResStock projects do not use this PAT interface input. Note that ResStock's sampling algorithm is part deterministic an

2019-12-05 13:48:40 -0600 commented question Error in when replacing new chiller

What does the error message say?

2019-12-03 12:06:54 -0600 answered a question wall insulation in IDF file

The comment seems to indicate that the layer includes both R-21 cavity insulation and wood framing. Since the framing ha

2019-11-27 23:06:16 -0600 edited question Severe error (Error parsing "Schedule:Day:Interval") when running the idf file.

Severe error (Error parsing "Schedule:Day:Interval") when runding the idf file. I change the schedule in IDF file to 15m