I have a model of an automotive industrial facility that has one huge floor area but under roof coverings that vary in height. I am trying to perform a Heating and Cooling Load analysis, but it stalls at "Processing: Preparing data for zone:.." whenever I try to make this space be bounded by the roofs of different heights. I thought that by creating a Level above the height of the tallest rooftop, that the space would snap to the roof, which seems to be the case when I view the building from the different section views. But for some reason, doing this causes the processing to hang and return nothing. Can anyone suggest something, please?
So - just checking..
you have all the spaces and zones set up?
You have set the building/space type?
You have gone through the energy settings and set everything there as needed?
How big of a file/building are you talking about?
Are you on subscription - if so have you tried exporting to a gbxml and taken it into green building studio?
Thanks for the response and suggestions!
The building is over 51,000 sq meters. I have tried the Green Building Studio as well, and the run simulation failed due to my walls being too specific, or something like that. But I got an email from Autodesk support folks suggesting a fix for this that involves using walls that will obtain a successful run and then changing the walls back....etc etc...I have yet to try that..
But about the space problem, I sort of "fixed" it by separating the big spaces into smaller spaces, because I think having roofs of different heights for the same one big space causes issues......though I am not sure about anything...
thanks again for your help!
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