[Equest-users] Modeling Leed Gold Building (UNCLASSIFIED)

CleanTech Analytics jeremiah at cleantechanalytics.com
Tue Jul 3 10:58:42 PDT 2012

Agreed!  Thanks I should have been more explicit.

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On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 10:53 AM, Eurek, John S NWO <
John.S.Eurek at usace.army.mil> wrote:

> Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
> Caveats: NONE
> ASHRAE 90.1-2007 is not a guideline, it is a baseline.
> You will model the actual building as designed and model the same building
> but using the information in ASHRAE 90.1 to establish a baseline.  Example,
> the actual building uses R-40 insulation in the roof but in the baseline
> has an R-18 (the baseline R-values depend on climate zone and must be
> looked up in ASHRAE)  You will also use ASHRAE to find the baseline window
> U-values, equipment efficiencies, fan power, lighting loads, etc.
> There are a lot of things not specified in ASHRAE which will need to be
> determined.  The thermostat set points, the occupancy schedule, the
> infiltration rate.....
> Once you have the actual building modeled and the baseline building
> modeled you compare the 2 and see how great your building is.
> Good luck, there are many people here that are willing to help you....
>  But not me, I'm going on vacation for 5 days!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: equest-users-bounces at lists.onebuilding.org [mailto:
> equest-users-bounces at lists.onebuilding.org] On Behalf Of Fakeha Sehar
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 10:57 AM
> To: equest-users at lists.onebuilding.org
> Subject: [Equest-users] Modeling Leed Gold Building
> Hi,
> I want to model a Leed Gold medium-sized office building and simulate it
> to get annual, monthly and daily electricity consumption profiles. I plan
> on using eQuest software for this purpose. How do I start about modeling
> the Leed Gold building? I hear that ASHRAE 90.1.2007 can serve as a
> guideline. eQuest software requires various building parameters as input,
> would this document be helpful or any other?
> Please advise.
> Regards
> Fakeha
> Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
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