Wednesday, 15 April 2009

EnergyPlus Version 3.1 and OpenStudio v1.0.3 Available

The latest release of the EnergyPlus building energy simulation program, Version 3.1, is now available in versions for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. A few key new features include simplified rectangular geometry for walls, roofs, ceilings, floors, windows, and shading; thermochromic windows; upgraded UFAD model; Standard 62.1 demand control ventilation; cool beam HVAC model; new tabular reports to support LEED EA Credit 1 forms; and new post-processing utility to combine Standard 90.1 Appendix rotation results. We have updated and extended capabilities throughout the existing building envelope, daylighting, and HVAC equipment and systems portions of the program.

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