Module: LargeOffice

Defined in:
lib/openstudio-standards/prototypes/common/buildings/Prototype.LargeOffice.rb

Overview

Custom changes for the LargeOffice prototype. These are changes that are inconsistent with other prototype building types.

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#model_custom_hvac_tweaks(building_type, climate_zone, prototype_input, model) ⇒ Object


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# File 'lib/openstudio-standards/prototypes/common/buildings/Prototype.LargeOffice.rb', line 6

def model_custom_hvac_tweaks(building_type, climate_zone, prototype_input, model)
  system_to_space_map = define_hvac_system_map(building_type, climate_zone)

  system_to_space_map.each do |system|
    # find all zones associated with these spaces
    thermal_zones = []
    system['space_names'].each do |space_name|
      space = model.getSpaceByName(space_name)
      if space.empty?
        OpenStudio.logFree(OpenStudio::Error, 'openstudio.model.Model', "No space called #{space_name} was found in the model")
        return false
      end
      space = space.get
      zone = space.thermalZone
      if zone.empty?
        OpenStudio.logFree(OpenStudio::Error, 'openstudio.model.Model', "No thermal zone was created for the space called #{space_name}")
        return false
      end
      thermal_zones << zone.get
    end

    return_plenum = nil
    unless system['return_plenum'].nil?
      return_plenum_space = model.getSpaceByName(system['return_plenum'])
      if return_plenum_space.empty?
        OpenStudio.logFree(OpenStudio::Error, 'openstudio.model.Model', "No space called #{system['return_plenum']} was found in the model")
        return false
      end
      return_plenum_space = return_plenum_space.get
      return_plenum = return_plenum_space.thermalZone
      if return_plenum.empty?
        OpenStudio.logFree(OpenStudio::Error, 'openstudio.model.Model', "No thermal zone was created for the space called #{system['return_plenum']}")
        return false
      end
      return_plenum = return_plenum.get
    end
  end

  return true
end

#model_custom_swh_tweaks(model, building_type, climate_zone, prototype_input) ⇒ Object


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# File 'lib/openstudio-standards/prototypes/common/buildings/Prototype.LargeOffice.rb', line 57

def model_custom_swh_tweaks(model, building_type, climate_zone, prototype_input)
  update_waterheater_loss_coefficient(model)
  return true
end

#update_waterheater_loss_coefficient(model) ⇒ Object


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# File 'lib/openstudio-standards/prototypes/common/buildings/Prototype.LargeOffice.rb', line 47

def update_waterheater_loss_coefficient(model)
  case template
    when '90.1-2004', '90.1-2007', '90.1-2010', '90.1-2013', 'NECB2011'
      model.getWaterHeaterMixeds.sort.each do |water_heater|
        water_heater.setOffCycleLossCoefficienttoAmbientTemperature(11.25413987)
        water_heater.setOnCycleLossCoefficienttoAmbientTemperature(11.25413987)
      end
  end
end