Software Basics Review

3 questions

  1. When modeling the proposed buildings, the minimum requirements of a LEED building should already be met in the proposed design.

  2. If the proposed building is completely designed, which of the following are commonly the same in the baseline building?

    Lighting Schedules

    Total square footage

    The system type

    Receptacle Loads

    The equipment efficiency

    Number of Rooms

  3. If a component/measure cannot be modeled in the proposed building, what are your two options?

    make an estimate and implement that in the software

    Use a "thermodynamically similar" component

    Use an exceptional calculation method

    Do not model the component