Documents

pdf 3TC Research Paper

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3TC-BSERT-Paper.pdf

The algorithms behind the 3TC (3 Time Constant) lumped parameter simulation method used in DBSIm are described in detail.

pdf 3TC Research Report

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3TC-Parameter-Identification-Report.pdf

A report detailing some further development of the 3TC (3 Time Constant) simulation method used in DBSIm

archive ASHRAE 140 2014 Test Results for DesignBuilder v5.0

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DesignBuilder_v5.0_ASHRAE140-2014.zip

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2014 validation test results for DesignBuilder v5.0 with EnergyPlus v8.5. Sections covered:

  • Building Thermal Envelope and Fabric Load Tests
  • Space-Heating Equipment Performance Tests HE100 to HE230
  • Space-Cooling Equipment Performance Analytical Verification Tests CE100 to CE200
  • Space-Cooling Equipment Performance Comparative Tests CE300 to CE545

pdf DesignBuilder CFD validation against Pheonics

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DesignBuilderCFDValidationVsPhoenics.pdf

Inter-model validation report comparing DesignBuilder CFD with the general purpose Pheonics CFD software. Report prepared by Northumbria University.

pdf DesignBuilder DSM v5.4.0 Manual

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DesignBuilderDSMManual_v5.4.0.021.pdf

The DesignBuilder DSM Manual describes the combination of the DesignBuilder graphical interface and the Dynamic Simulation Model (DSM) that can be used for producing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and BRUKL reports for showing compliance with Part L2 of the Building Regulations.

pdf DesignBuilder Printable Documentation v5 (A4 pages)

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designbuilder-printable-documentation-v5.0-a4-pages.pdf

Please bear in mind that there are over 1200 pages before you decide to print this!

pdf DesignBuilder Printable Documentation v5 (Letter pages)

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designbuilder-printable-documentation-v5.0-letter-pages.pdf

Please bear in mind that there are over 1300 pages before you decide to print this!

pdf DesignBuilder SBEM Manual v4.1

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DesignBuilderSBEMManual-v4.1-Jan-2014.pdf

DesignBuilder SBEM Manual describes the combination of the DesignBuilder graphical interface and the Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM) that can be used for producing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and BRUKL reports for showing compliance with Part L2 of the Building Regulations.

pdf DesignBuilder SBEM v5.4.0 Manual

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DesignBuilderSBEMManualDB_v5.4.0.021.pdf

DesignBuilder SBEM Manual describes the combination of the DesignBuilder graphical interface and the Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM) that can be used for producing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and BRUKL reports for showing compliance with Part L2 of the Building Regulations.

pdf DesignBuilder v3 ISO 13790 and EN 15265 Validation Report

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ISO_13790_ EN 15265_Report.pdf

Report on EN ISO 13790 Standard (2008) Tests for the calculation of energy use for space heating and cooling

pdf DesignBuilder v5 Compliance with ASHRAE Standard 183-2007

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DesignBuilderLoadsCalculationComplianceASHRAE183_v5.pdf

This document describes DesignBuilder v5 compliance with ANSI/ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 183-2007, Peak Cooling and Heating Load Calculations in Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

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