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ASHRAE 90.1-2016 Appendix G PRM

asked 2021-12-27 15:27:24 -0600

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updated 2021-12-28 11:13:14 -0600

OK, so I am a bit confused about "create baseline" measures. There is one I can find under Whole Building/Space Types and it is called "Create Baseline Building" I know how to invoke this (Apply Measure Now), but unfortunately it goes no further than ASHRAE 90.1-2013.

Then there seems to be a "Create Performance Rating Method Baseline Building" method in the openstudio-standard GEM, which might (or not?) go to ASHRAE 90.1-2016, but which I do not know how to invoke (do I have to call this from within a custom measure?). Has anyone successfully used any (which?) measure along these lines to create an ASHRAE 90-1-2016 Appendix G Performance Rating Baseline?

I know there is also a "Space Type and Construction Set Wizard" measure, and it does go to ASHRAE 90.1-2016, but as the name says, it ends at Space Types and Constructions, i.e. does not include Lighting or HVAC.

Any enlightenment would be much appreciated!

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answered 2022-01-05 11:18:59 -0600

The measure, "Create Baseline Building", currently only supports creating 90.1-2013 baseline models following its App G modeling rules.

The measure, "Space Type and Construction Set Wizard", is unrelated to the ASHARE 90.1 Appendix G.

Our team is working on the measure for 90.1-2019 Appendix G Performance Rating Method (PRM). This work has not been done yet. The development branch is AppendixG_Dev. We currently do not have the ruby measure in the BCL for this.

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