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EnergyPlus calibration using GenOpt, objective function and errors.

asked 2018-05-18 08:04:22 -0500

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updated 2018-05-18 09:45:18 -0500


I'm trying to write a paper about Calibration about Building Energy Model (EnergyPlus)

I have measured data (4,636.36kW) and Expected data (4,936.35kW)

And I'm trying to minimize the discrepancy to fit ASHRAE data.

(CVRMSE <15%, MBE<5% )

Here's my question.

  1. Algorithm

Is it right to us GPSHookeJeeves?

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  1. Objective Function image description

I think i should input some data like 4,636.36 to find the best input parameter.

So how can I make those objective function.

I really need your answer.

Thanks for reading this

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answered 2018-05-18 09:45:24 -0500

The tutorial and manual at should answer these questions. If your cost function is multi-modal, you may want to use a PSO algorithm, see Section 4.2.7 in the GenOpt manual

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