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amontri
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Error message: cannot simulate layers...wallls too thin?

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11-04-2013 01:52 AM

Does anyone know why am I getting this error now?  Or does anyone know the link where I can send my gbxml model for more information about the errors?

 

Thanks!

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mstein7484
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Re: Error message: cannot simulate layers...wallls too thin?

11-04-2013 10:07 AM in reply to: amontri

This error is generated due to a limitation on the energy analysis engine used by Revit/Green Building Studio.

If you choose a different wall construction you should be able to successfully submit an energy analysis.

 

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Marjorie Stein
QA Analyst
Green Building Studio
Autodesk, Inc.

bpa.team@autodesk.com
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amontri
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Error message: cannot simulate layers...wallls too thin

11-05-2013 12:59 AM in reply to: mstein7484
Thanks so much for you message.

Is there another way to get an energy simulation with the walls I've specified? It's kind of critical that I try to stick with the walls that the project requires...


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Re: Error message: cannot simulate layers...wallls too thin?

11-06-2013 12:11 PM in reply to: amontri

Choose a different construction in Revit/Vasari, which will give you a successful analysis run. Then open Green Building Studio (GBS) from the Results and Compare window. Open your project in GBS,  select the base run, choose the Design Alternative window, choose a different construction (which will hopefully be similar to what you need) and follow the steps for submitting a design alternative run. Alternatively you can use the GBS Project Defaults to choose a construction. This method has a larger set of constructions while the Design Alternatives set is meant to only offer options that are typically better performing than standard. Read this section of our help documentation for further details: http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Green_Building_Studio/enu/Help/Help/0014-Projects14/0027-Using_th27/003...

 

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Marjorie Stein
QA Analyst
Green Building Studio
Autodesk, Inc.

bpa.team@autodesk.com

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