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An analytical verification test suite for building fabric models in whole building energy simulation programs

By S. J. Rees, J. D. Spitler and D. Xiao


This paper presents the work of a research project sponsored by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers and received the Best Technical Paper Award at the June 2002 meeting in Kansas City. The models are used in the ongoing EnergyPlus Quality Assurance programme, see e.g. "EnergyPlus Testing with the ASHRAE 1052-RP Toolkit Building Fabric Analytical Tests" (

Topics: RAE 2008, UoA 30 Architecture and the Built Environment
Year: 2002
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