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Converging on a recommended set of interpretations and assumptions in applying standard tests to energy analysis tools

Bradley, D.E. and Kummert, M. (2004) Converging on a recommended set of interpretations and assumptions in applying standard tests to energy analysis tools. In: Proceedings of SimBuild 2004, IBPSA-USA Conference on Building Sustainability and Performance Through Simulation. IBPSA.

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Abstract

The authors, having individually applied ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2001 to the simulation program TRNSYS in a previous project, compare their results, simulation assumptions, and interpretations of the Standard's test cases to arrive at a conformed set of recommended practices. Sensitivities to individual assumptions are investigated and results of applying the conformed set of assumptions are presented.