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Modeling half levels or "garden levels" in BEOpt

I am modeling specific homes to estimate energy and carbon emissions and savings/reductions with system upgrades using NREL's BEOpt platform.

One specific home is built as half-levels. The "Basement" is really a "Garden Level", only about 4-5 feet underground, with windows to the outside. The "Ground Floor" starts about six stairs, or 3-4 feet above ground level.

Is it possible to model these types of "half levels" or garden levels in BEOpt? Or does anyone have tips or how-to's?

Thank you,

Modeling half levels or "garden levels" in BEOpt

I am modeling specific homes to estimate energy and carbon emissions and savings/reductions with system upgrades using NREL's BEOpt platform.

One specific home is built as half-levels. The "Basement" is really a "Garden Level", only about 4-5 feet underground, with windows to the outside. The "Ground Floor" starts about six stairs, or 3-4 feet above ground level.

Is it possible to model these types of "half levels" or garden levels in BEOpt? Or does anyone have tips or how-to's?

Thank you,