1 Home
  2 Objective
  3 Installation
  4 The problem
  5 Problem - Details
  6 Start IDF editor
  7 Add Version
  8 Building Object
  9 Time Step
10 Run Control
11 Location
12 Design Day
13 Material Regular
14 Construction
15 Zone
16 Surface Geometry
17 Surface Heat Transfer
18 Schedule Type
19 Schedule Compact
20 Controlled Zone Equip Config
21 Zone Equipment List
22 Purchased Air
23 Zone Control Thermostatic
24 Dual Setpoint with Deadband
25 Report Variable
26 Report Meter
27 Report
28 Start EP launch
29 Select the IDF file
30 During Simulation Run
31 Run Status
32 Click DXF
33 Drawing in VoloView
34 Click Orbit button
35 3D view of the Drawing
36 Output data in Excel

How to install EnergyPlus? Download and install EnergyPlus from: .

Other software that you will need to install:

Assumptions in this tutorial:

OS : Windows XP

Version:  Version 2.0.0 Build 025, released on 12/04/2007

Tips on using this tutorial:

  • It is recommended that you install E+ and follow the steps given in the tutorial. For more information on any step please refer to the E+ documentation that comes with the installation.
  • There are many screenshots that are used in this tutorial. Some of these will not be clear when viewed in low resolution. If you want to see any of the screenshots in high resolution, please click on the figure and the high resolution image will open. You can then also use the magnifier to magnify the image if required.  

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