Thứ Hai, 30 tháng 1, 2012

New features have been added to Green Building Studio.


  • Utility Billing History Upload - Upload your existing building's utility history to compare to your simulation results. 
  • Historical Weather Data - Over 10 years of historical data (as recent as last month in some regions of the world) are automatically selected for your project location. Upload your existing building's billing history, and the weather data is automatically synchronized to that billing period.
  • Run Results Charts - Twenty new results charts designed to allow you to quickly sort and review a large number of runs in your project.
  • gbXML file Upload - No desktop client required! To upload gbXML files, go to the Run List page and select "Actions".
Source and thanks https://gbs.autodesk.com

Thứ Tư, 18 tháng 1, 2012

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge

For more than a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia. Learn more.

Make your voice heard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Foundation_SOPA_War_Room_Meeting_1-17-2012-1-9.jpg

TÔI  YÊU WIKIPEDIA


Thứ Sáu, 13 tháng 1, 2012

Qualified Software for Calculating Commercial Building Tax Deductions

Source:
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/qualified_software.html

On this page you'll find a list of qualified computer software for calculating commercial building energy and power cost savings that meet federal tax incentive requirements. To submit software for consideration to be added to this list, please read Requirements and Submission Process for Qualified SoftwarePDF.

Qualified Software per IRS Notice 2006-52 as amplified by IRS Notice 2008-40, Section 4

The following software satisfies the requirements under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations, Notice 2006-52 Section 6, dated June 2, 2006 as amplified by Notice 2008-40, Section 4. See the IRS requirements document for each version of software for details.

DesignBuilder

DOE-2.2

EnergyGauge

EnergyPlus

EnergyPro

EnerSim

eQUEST

Green Building Studio

Hourly Analysis Program (HAP)

IES

TRACE 700


Qualified Software per IRS Notice 2006-52

The following software satisfies the requirements under Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code §179D (c)(1) and (d) Regulations, Notice 2006-52, dated June 2, 2006. See the IRS requirements document for each version of software for details.

DOE-2.1E

DOE-2.1E-JJH

EnergyGauge Summit

EnergyPlus

EnerSim

Green Building Studio

Hourly Analysis Program (HAP)

Owens Corning Commercial Energy Calculator (OC-CEC)

TRACE 700

VisualDOE