Modelica Buildings Library 6.0.0 and BuildingsPy 2.0.0 Released

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 development.

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 https://obc.lbl.gov)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 http://simulationresearch.lbl.gov/modelica/releases/v6.0.0/help/Buildings_UsersGuide_ReleaseNotes.html#Buildings.UsersGuide.ReleaseNotes.Version_6_0_0

For more information and download, visit https://simulationresearch.lbl.gov/modelica/

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

 

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