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calculating a measure based on a column in a different table

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The following measure successfully calculates the cumulative CO2 emissions per building present in my data model, based on electricity and gas usage of each building. The buildings are in a different table than the measure, and so are their square meters of floor area.

 

Cumulative CO2 Emissions Year per Building = 
 IF(
 MONTH([Date ]) < MONTH(TODAY());
 ElectricityTelemetryData[Cumulative CO2 Emission Electricity Year]+GasTelemetryData[Cumulative CO2 Emissions Gas Year];
 BLANK()
    )

 

Now I want to divide this measure by the square meters that belong to each building. Strangely enough, the following DAX code doesn't work, and it gives the message "The column 'Buildings[HouseSizeInSquareMeters]' either doesn't exist or doesn't have a relationship to any table available in the current context." Even though the tables ARE related, albeit indirectly, and I have already tried switching cross-filter directions of relationships from single to both.

 

Cumulative CO2 Emissions Year Per Building per m² = 
DIVIDE(
	'MetaUtilityTypes'[Cumulative CO2 Emissions Year Per Building];
	RELATED(Buildings[HouseSizeInSquareMeters])
)

Hope somebody can help!

 

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Robin

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