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Title: DOE Commercial Building Benchmark Models: Preprint

Abstract

To provide a consistent baseline of comparison and save time conducting such simulations, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a set of standard benchmark building models. This paper will provide an executive summary overview of these benchmark buildings, and how they can save building analysts valuable time. Fully documented and implemented to use with the EnergyPlus energy simulation program, the benchmark models are publicly available and new versions will be created to maintain compatibility with new releases of EnergyPlus. The benchmark buildings will form the basis for research on specific building technologies, energy code development, appliance standards, and measurement of progress toward DOE energy goals. Having a common starting point allows us to better share and compare research results and move forward to make more energy efficient buildings.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
935590
Report Number(s):
NREL/CP-550-43291
TRN: US200816%%742
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: To be presented at the 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 17-22 August 2008, Pacific Grove, California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; APPLIANCES; BENCHMARKS; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; COMPATIBILITY; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; SIMULATION; BENCHMARK BUILDING; ENERGYPLUS; COMMERCIAL BUILDING; Buildings

Citation Formats

Torcelini, P, Deru, M, Griffith, B, Benne, K, Halverson, M, Winiarski, D, and Crawley, D B. DOE Commercial Building Benchmark Models: Preprint. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Torcelini, P, Deru, M, Griffith, B, Benne, K, Halverson, M, Winiarski, D, & Crawley, D B. DOE Commercial Building Benchmark Models: Preprint. United States.
Torcelini, P, Deru, M, Griffith, B, Benne, K, Halverson, M, Winiarski, D, and Crawley, D B. 2008. "DOE Commercial Building Benchmark Models: Preprint". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/935590.
@article{osti_935590,
title = {DOE Commercial Building Benchmark Models: Preprint},
author = {Torcelini, P and Deru, M and Griffith, B and Benne, K and Halverson, M and Winiarski, D and Crawley, D B},
abstractNote = {To provide a consistent baseline of comparison and save time conducting such simulations, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has developed a set of standard benchmark building models. This paper will provide an executive summary overview of these benchmark buildings, and how they can save building analysts valuable time. Fully documented and implemented to use with the EnergyPlus energy simulation program, the benchmark models are publicly available and new versions will be created to maintain compatibility with new releases of EnergyPlus. The benchmark buildings will form the basis for research on specific building technologies, energy code development, appliance standards, and measurement of progress toward DOE energy goals. Having a common starting point allows us to better share and compare research results and move forward to make more energy efficient buildings.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/935590}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {7}
}

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