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Creating an Operation Profile

Craig Boyer
Graphisoft Alumni
Graphisoft Alumni
Operation Profiles is an ArchiCAD attribute that can be assigned to a Thermal Block. Each profile is associated with a daily schedule that includes required internal temperature range, human heat gain, hot water needs and humidity loads. Follow the steps below to create a new Operation Profile.

1. Go to Design > Energy Evaluation > Operation Profile or Options > Element Attributes > Operation Profiles.

2. In the Operations Profile dialogue box click New...

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3.  In the New Operation Profile dialogue box, name the profile and click OK.

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4. Assign the occupancy type.

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5. Set values for human heat gain, service hot-water load and humidity load.

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6. Click Edit Daily Schedules...

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7. In the Daily Profile Editor dialogue box click New...

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8. In the New Daily Profile dialogue box, name the profile and click OK.

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9. Customize the internal temperature and heat gain settings and click OK.

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10. Click OK to exit the Operation Profiles dialogue box.

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