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  1. Improved support of gbXML and IFC

    Problem: Quite strange to see that complex problems of geometry representation are solved successfully but easy data mapping isn't.
    If materials in gbXML and IDC are presented with all properties, those properties must be presented in OS (not only thickness and U-value). The same for constructions (for windows as well).
    Heating and cooling setpoints may be imported as constant schedules instead of ignoring.
    Rationale: OS is not a "full-cycle" program, most of geometry is created in much more suitable software and interoperability with this soft would be significant advantage.
    Export results for heating and cooling loads and airflow in gbXML…

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  2. Account for "North Axis" building variable in IDF when exporting to gbXML

    The current gbXML export capability of the OpenStudio plugin for SketchUp neglects an important variable, namely the "North Axis" specification. As a result, walls that were intended to be oriented one direction are instead oriented another, dramatically changing the results of any simulation using the exported gbXML.

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