[Bldg-sim] Modelica Buildings Library 6.0.0 and BuildingsPy 2.0.0 released

Michael Wetter mwetter at lbl.gov
Mon Jul 15 16:52:53 PDT 2019

LBNL released the Modelica Buildings library 6.0.0, which is based on the
Modelica IBPSA Library (https://github.com/ibpsa/modelica), and it released
BuildingsPy 2.0.0 that helps automating Modelica simulations and

The Modelica Buildings Library 6.0.0 is a major new release that contains
various new packages, new models and improvements to existing models.

The following major changes have been done:

   - Various new packages have been added, such as:
      - A package for simulating occupancy and occupancy that resulted from
      IEA EBC Annex 66.
      - A package with models for geothermal borefields.
      - A package with blocks for control of shades and of outdoor lights.
      - A package with blocks that allow generating time series and scatter
      plots, and writing these plots to one or several html files.
      -  A package with blocks for for unit conversion.
   - Various new control blocks have been added to
   Buildings.Controls.OBC.CDL to support OpenBuildingControl (see

This release also improves various existing models.

The library has been tested with Dymola 2019FD01, Dymola 2020, and with
JModelica (revision 12903).

For a detailed list of changes, see

For more information and download, visit

The development sites are https://github.com/lbl-srg/modelica-buildings and
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