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Title: A Stable Whole Building Performance Method for Standard 90.1-Part II

In May of 2013 we introduced a new approach for compliance with Standard 90.1 that was under development based on the Performance Rating Method of Appendix G to Standard 90.11. Since then, the approach has been finalized through Addendum BM to Standard 90.1-2013 and will be published in the 2016 edition of the Standard. In the meantime, ASHRAE has published an advanced copy of Appendix G including Addendum BM and several other addenda so that software developers and energy program administrators can get a preview of what is coming in the 2016 edition of the Standard2. This article is an update on Addendum BM, summarizes changes made to the original concept as introduced in May of 2013, and provides an approach for developing performance targets for code compliance and beyond code programs.
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Journal Name: ASHRAE Journal, 58(6):28-42
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
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United States
Addendum BM; Appendix G; Performance based code compliance