Are you thankful or taking it for granted?

asked 2017-02-12 06:34:21 -0500

updated 2017-04-01 15:21:41 -0500

e.g., ...for a stable, constantly refined, continuously updated, modeling platform which also solicits feedback from its user base?

Me, too. A lot. Often.

Thanks to the EnergyPlus development team and all the users who help keep it that way.

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I second that thank you guys!

antonszilasi gravatar image antonszilasi  ( 2017-02-12 12:20:24 -0500 )edit

And if you are a U.S. citizen, call your congressional representatives and let them know this. The DOE's office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, which houses the building technologies office that funds EnergyPlus and OpenStudio development, is targeted to be cut in the next federal budget cycle.

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2017-02-12 22:38:26 -0500 )edit

How can we find out more details? e.g., Does "cut" mean gone completely or reduced by some amount?

Jim Dirkes gravatar image Jim Dirkes  ( 2017-02-13 07:48:36 -0500 )edit

The administration plans to eliminate the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, but this will likely be stopped by congress, who will allow just a big cut.

mdahlhausen gravatar image mdahlhausen  ( 2017-02-13 11:27:19 -0500 )edit

We're all budget wonks now.

Eric Ringold gravatar image Eric Ringold  ( 2017-02-13 15:53:58 -0500 )edit