11/01/2013

BTO Releases EnergyPlus V8.1

 
The Buildings Technology Office recently released an update to EnergyPlus.

Looking for a whole building energy simulation program?

The Buildings Technology Office (BTO) recently released an update to EnergyPlus, which allows commercial buildings professionals to model heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation, other energy flows, and water use in their building.

Features of the update include:

  • Improved support for complex fenestration systems
  • Enhanced modeling of natural ventilation
  • A new comprehensive model for unitary (i.e., packaged, self-contained) HVAC systems
  • Many new HVAC system templates
  • New capabilities for modeling some types of faulty system operation

Pre-built installation packages are available for the Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems. Source code is available as well.

More information and program download can be found on the U.S. Department of Energy website.

 


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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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