OpenStudio (energyplus)

Overview

OpenStudio is a cross-platform open-source software development kit (SDK) to support whole building energy modeling using EnergyPlus, and advanced daylight analysis using Radiance that provides a commen infrastructure to allow third-parties to focus on adding their individual differentiating value and serving their clients. It allows DOE to realize its energy modeling market vision and consolidate it's energy modeling application portfolio. 

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Sector:

Commercial

Tool type:

Energy Use Dashboard

BARRIER:

Energy analysis is critical to business decisions, but technologies enabling that analysis are costly, unreliable and often inaccessible.

CAPABILITIES, FEATURES, & CORE FUNCTIONS:

Automate functions associated with creating, importing, transforming and querying building energy models and their results and with managing simulation workflows. Provide a public, transparent repository of simulation data and measure scripts.