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by Marco Passarelli
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: importing model from revit to DB
Replies: 2
Views: 2729

Re: importing model from revit to DB

Hello 1) so is there a file size limit while importing revit BIM to DB? Could you please send us your gbxml file via our support desk and we will have a look? https://support.designbuilder.co.uk/ 2) What does shade plane mean? Shadings surfaces included in the gbxml files are imported in DesignBuild...
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: Export from Revit to DesignBuilder (keeping the thermal properties)
Replies: 1
Views: 1634

Re: Export from Revit to DesignBuilder (keeping the thermal properties)

Hi,

Make sure the thermal properties for all materials of the constructions have been set up in Revit.

For more details, please have a look in the step 8- Check the construction assignment of Example 1 in the DesignBuilder Revit - gbXML tutorial attached.

MP
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: Comparison between same Buildings in ONE chart
Replies: 3
Views: 3733

Re: Comparison between same Buildings in ONE chart

Hi, The gaps between blocks come from Revit. DB only reads the gbXML and then creates the blocks. Internally DesignBuilder includes 2 different ways to import gbXML data: • Surfaces, where only the gbXML surface objects are used to define block geometry. This is the default option as it typically gi...
by Marco Passarelli
Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: V4 Room Names
Replies: 7
Views: 91598

Hi Alexandre,

Could you submit a ticket in the support desk and attach your model please?

Thanks,

MP
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: EnergyPlus General
Topic: infiltration parametric
Replies: 1
Views: 59155

I run a simple model test and the infiltration-parametric result seems right, see the figure attached. If you are not getting the same results could you please submit a ticket at http://support.designbuilder.co.uk/ and attach your model? I will have a look in your settings.

Thanks,

MP
by Marco Passarelli
Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: RESULTS come out? When?
Replies: 3
Views: 27589

We are finishing the judging and we will announce the winners at the beginning of the next week.
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: PV model bugs?
Replies: 3
Views: 36853

Jun,

Yes, I think so if you include the PV panels within the site boundary.

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: Mechanical Ventilation schedules
Replies: 1
Views: 24632

Hi Carlos,

You should keep it. The operation schedule should be fixed to ensure occupants receive fresh air.

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: How to submit?
Replies: 1
Views: 22815

Hi Kan,

Please have a look at this post:

http://www.designbuilder.co.uk/componen ... ic/t,4458/

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: DOC 2014 submission process
Replies: 1
Views: 26097

DOC 2014 submission process

In order to submit your Design Optimisation Competition 2014 submission entries you should send an email to competition@designbuilder.co.uk including: • Email subject: DOC Submission • The required files ‘DOC_Model_xxx.dsb’ and ‘DOC_Report_xxx.doc’ in attachment. Don’t forget to includ...
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: PV model bugs?
Replies: 3
Views: 36853

Hi Jun, 1. Sorry, it was our fault. For some reason the !Competition PV Panel is not available on the .dsb files (site and example) provided for the competition. We suggest the participants to create this PV Panel type using the settings as informed in the brief document (The panels have efficiency ...
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: PV required?
Replies: 2
Views: 71409

Hi Tuan,

No, PV is not required for the competition.

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: error loading the site model.....
Replies: 2
Views: 24071

Hello Linda,

We need more info to help you. Are you getting an error message? If it is possible could you send us screenshots?

Are you using the latest v4 beta v4.0.0.093?

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: Construction costs are not shown in the analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 22366

Hi,

Could you please submit a ticket on the support desk? Please attach your dsb file and the screenshot showing your problem when submitting a ticket. http://support.designbuilder.co.uk/

Thanks,

Marco
by Marco Passarelli
Mon Mar 31, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: Design Optimisation Competition 2014
Topic: Confuse about the discomfort hours
Replies: 1
Views: 23205

I think it will help you to understand the reason for the discomfort hours and then find a solution if you look at sub-hourly results for a short summer and winter period. In other words, my suggestion is to check the simulation results (operative temperature, humidity), for example: try to simulate...

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