DOE releases new versions of EnergyPlus and OpenStudio

The U.S Dept. of Energy (DOE) released updated versions of its EnergyPlus simulation software for modeling HVAC and other building energy flows. Additionally, the DOE released its OpenStudio plug-in for Google's SketchUp program. Available for Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems, EnergyPlus 4.

11/01/2009


The U.S Dept. of Energy (DOE) released updated versions of its EnergyPlus simulation software for modeling HVAC and other building energy flows. Additionally, the DOE released its OpenStudio plug-in for Google's SketchUp program.

Available for Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems, EnergyPlus 4.0 also includes two new application guides: “Energy Management System Application Guide” and “Using EnergyPlus for Compliance.” The next version is scheduled for release in April 2010. The software is available at www.energy.gov .





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