[Bldg-sim] SPC 229 Meeting Scheduled for Orlando
jglazer at gard.com
Thu Jan 30 04:08:25 PST 2020
I hope everyone interested in the standard to test rulesets
(such as Appendix G) will be able to attend.
See the details below.
On 1/2/2020 6:36 PM, Goel, Supriya via Bldg-sim wrote:
> A meeting has been scheduled to discuss the proposed
> Standard SPC 229: Protocols for Evaluating Ruleset
> Implementation in Building Performance Modeling Software
> Details about the meeting can be found here
> <https://events.rdmobile.com/Sessions/Details/957686>. A
> short summary of the proposed standard along with the
> approved TPS have been provided below.
> The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 4^th from 1
> PM to 5 PM EST at Hilton Orlando, Room- Key Largo B
> This will be an informal meeting as the committee
> membership has not been approved by ASHRAE yet.
> The meeting agenda would include an update on the
> membership applications received, the TPS as approved by
> ASHRAE and discussions around the key components of the
> proposed standard.
> The standard would apply to software tools that implement
> rulesets (like Standard 90.1 Appendix G) and can
> automatically generate the baseline building energy model
> based on the user’s building energy model. This
> transformation process is complex and largely dependent on
> interpretation of code requirements. ASHRAE Standard 140
> tests some of the physics involved in building energy
> modeling but does not include any standard method for
> testing the implementation of the rulesets that are so
> fundamental to the compliance process. The intent of this
> standard is to provide definitions, tests, conformance
> conditions, reporting, data schema and other requirements
> for testing and verifying building energy modeling
> software that performs compliance analysis.
> *TPS: *(Available over here
> *SPC 229P – Proposed Standard* Authorized November 15, 2019**
> *Title:**Protocols for Evaluating Ruleset Implementation
> in Building Performance Modeling Software*
> 1. *PURPOSE: *This standard establishes tests and
> acceptance criteria for implementation of rulesets
> (e.g., modeling rules) and related reporting in
> building performance modeling software.
> 2. *SCOPE:*
> 2.1 This standard applies to building performance
> modeling software that implements rulesets.
> *2.2 *This standard applies to rulesets associated
> with new or existing buildings and their systems,
> system controls, their sites, and other aspects of
> buildings described by the ruleset implementation
> being evaluated.
> *_Meetings so far:_*
> A small group, including members of TC 4.7 (Energy
> Calculations), TC 7.6 (Building Energy Performance) and
> SSPC 140 (Standard Method of Test for the Evaluation of
> Building Energy Analysis Computer Programs) met several
> times earlier this year to define the TPS. TC 4.7 voted to
> approve the TPS at the ASHRAE Summer meeting in Kansas
> City and TC 7.6 also voted to show their support for the
> development of this standard.
> *Supriya Goel*
> Energy Research Engineer
> Building Energy Regulatory Analysis
> Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
> 970 Baker Street
> San Francisco, CA
> Tel: 503-227-7766
> Supriya.Goel at pnnl.gov
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Jason Glazer, P.E., BEMP, GARD Analytics, 90.1 ECB chair
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