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Building Energy Analysis Tools : Analyzing Solar And Low-Energy Buildings

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES OF THE TASK

The overall goal of Task 22 is to establish a sound technical basis for analyzing solar, low-energy buildings with available and emerging building energy analysis tools. This goal will be pursued by accomplishing the following objectives:

  • Assess the accuracy of available building energy analysis tools in predicting the performance of widely used solar and low-energy concepts;
  • Collect and document engineering models of widely used solar and low-energy concepts for use in the next generation building energy analysis tools; and
  • Assess and document the impact (value) of improved building energy analysis tools in analyzing solar, low-energy buildings; and widely disseminate research results to tool users, industry associations, and government agencies.

 

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Task Information

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Duration
January 1996 - December 2002

Operating Agent
Michael J. Holtz
Architectural Energy Corporation
2540 Frontier Avenue Suite 201
Boulder CO 80301
USA
(303) 444-4149
Fax: (303) 444-4304
mholtz@archenergy.com

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