Methodology for Validating Building Energy Analysis Simulations

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The objective of this report was to develop a validation methodology for building energy analysis simulations, collect high-quality, unambiguous empirical data for validation, and apply the validation methodology to the DOE-2.1, BLAST-2MRT, BLAST-3.0, DEROB-3, DEROB-4, and SUNCAT 2.4 computer programs. This report covers background information, literature survey, validation methodology, comparative studies, analytical verification, empirical validation, comparative evaluation of codes, and conclusions.

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Judkoff, R.; Wortman, D.; O'Doherty, B. & Burch, J. April 1, 2008.

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The objective of this report was to develop a validation methodology for building energy analysis simulations, collect high-quality, unambiguous empirical data for validation, and apply the validation methodology to the DOE-2.1, BLAST-2MRT, BLAST-3.0, DEROB-3, DEROB-4, and SUNCAT 2.4 computer programs. This report covers background information, literature survey, validation methodology, comparative studies, analytical verification, empirical validation, comparative evaluation of codes, and conclusions.

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192 pp.

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  • Related Information: This work was performed during the early 1980s and the report was written in 1983 but not published. It was, however, distributed informally to some experts in the field and was referenced as SERI/TR-254-1508. It was recently prepared for publication, but the information has not been updated.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-550-42059
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/928259 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 928259
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc898377

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Judkoff, R.; Wortman, D.; O'Doherty, B. & Burch, J. Methodology for Validating Building Energy Analysis Simulations, report, April 1, 2008; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc898377/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.