EnergyPlus - IDF Editor, Launch and Compare


EnergyPlus™ is a whole building energy simulation program that engineers, architects, and researchers use to model both energy consumption—for heating, cooling, ventilation, lighting and plug and process loads—and water use in buildings.  EnergyPlus is a console-based program that reads input and writes output to text files. It ships with a number of utilities including IDF-Editor for creating input files using a simple spreadsheet-like interface, EP-Launch for managing input and output files and performing batch simulations, and EP-Compare for graphically comparing the results of two or more simulations


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  • EnergyPlus hosted on the myAccess service is restricted to students enrolled in  SOLA3010, SOLA4910, SOLA4911, SOLA9914 or SOLA9914 and all teaching staff from the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering. 
  • The myAccess service is designed to support teaching. Applications hosted on the service must not be used for commercial or revenue generating activities, or to facilitate research.
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