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Title: Update of ASHRAE Standard 140 Section 5.2 and Related Sections (BESTEST Building Thermal Fabric Test Cases)

Abstract

This report documents new work intended to update the current building thermal fabric software-to-software comparative test specifications and example results of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017, Sections 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, and related supporting sections. The Building Energy Simulation Test and Diagnostic Method (BESTEST) test specification and example results that provide the basis for these Standard 140 sections were originally published in 1995. The state of the art in building energy simulation modeling has advanced since then. Additionally, comments on the test specification over the years highlighted ambiguities, further necessitating the update to the original work. This new work was conducted for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with a working group of international experts associated with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standing Standard Project Committee (SSPC) 140. SSPC 140 is responsible for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140. The new work, presented in this report, defined the test cases and specifications such that building energy simulation programs with time steps of one hour or less can perform the tests. Revisions to the test specification and update of example results follow the vetting process of iterative field trialsmore » established for previous BESTEST work that has been adapted for ASHRAE Standard 140.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7];  [7];  [7];  [8];  [9];  [10];  [10];  [11];  [12];  [13];  [13];  [14];  [14]
  1. J. Neymark & Associates, Golden, CO (United States)
  2. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  3. Polytechnique Montreal, QC (Canada)
  4. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  5. Alec Johannsen Consulting Engineers, Johannesburg (South Africa)
  6. Big Ladder Software LLC., Denver, CO (United States)
  7. GARD Analytics, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL (United States)
  8. Kajima Technical Research Inst., Tokyo (Japan)
  9. Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
  10. Southeast Univ., Nanjing (China)
  11. Thermal Energy System Specialists (TESS), Madison, WI (United States)
  12. Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Stuttgart (Germany)
  13. Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China)
  14. Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Energy Efficiency Office. Building Technologies Office
OSTI Identifier:
1643690
Report Number(s):
ANL-20/26
158451
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Neymark, J., Judkoff, R., Kummert, M., Muehleisen, R., Johannsen, A., Kruis, N., Glazer, Jason, Henninger, R., Witte, M., Ono, E., Yoshida, H., Jiang, Y., Zhou, X., McDowell, T., Hiller, M., An, J., Yan, D., Allison, J., and Strachan, Paul. Update of ASHRAE Standard 140 Section 5.2 and Related Sections (BESTEST Building Thermal Fabric Test Cases). United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.2172/1643690.
Neymark, J., Judkoff, R., Kummert, M., Muehleisen, R., Johannsen, A., Kruis, N., Glazer, Jason, Henninger, R., Witte, M., Ono, E., Yoshida, H., Jiang, Y., Zhou, X., McDowell, T., Hiller, M., An, J., Yan, D., Allison, J., & Strachan, Paul. Update of ASHRAE Standard 140 Section 5.2 and Related Sections (BESTEST Building Thermal Fabric Test Cases). United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1643690
Neymark, J., Judkoff, R., Kummert, M., Muehleisen, R., Johannsen, A., Kruis, N., Glazer, Jason, Henninger, R., Witte, M., Ono, E., Yoshida, H., Jiang, Y., Zhou, X., McDowell, T., Hiller, M., An, J., Yan, D., Allison, J., and Strachan, Paul. Wed . "Update of ASHRAE Standard 140 Section 5.2 and Related Sections (BESTEST Building Thermal Fabric Test Cases)". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/1643690. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1643690.
@article{osti_1643690,
title = {Update of ASHRAE Standard 140 Section 5.2 and Related Sections (BESTEST Building Thermal Fabric Test Cases)},
author = {Neymark, J. and Judkoff, R. and Kummert, M. and Muehleisen, R. and Johannsen, A. and Kruis, N. and Glazer, Jason and Henninger, R. and Witte, M. and Ono, E. and Yoshida, H. and Jiang, Y. and Zhou, X. and McDowell, T. and Hiller, M. and An, J. and Yan, D. and Allison, J. and Strachan, Paul},
abstractNote = {This report documents new work intended to update the current building thermal fabric software-to-software comparative test specifications and example results of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017, Sections 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, and related supporting sections. The Building Energy Simulation Test and Diagnostic Method (BESTEST) test specification and example results that provide the basis for these Standard 140 sections were originally published in 1995. The state of the art in building energy simulation modeling has advanced since then. Additionally, comments on the test specification over the years highlighted ambiguities, further necessitating the update to the original work. This new work was conducted for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with a working group of international experts associated with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standing Standard Project Committee (SSPC) 140. SSPC 140 is responsible for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140. The new work, presented in this report, defined the test cases and specifications such that building energy simulation programs with time steps of one hour or less can perform the tests. Revisions to the test specification and update of example results follow the vetting process of iterative field trials established for previous BESTEST work that has been adapted for ASHRAE Standard 140.},
doi = {10.2172/1643690},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1643690}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
}