Energy Design Plugin: An EnergyPlus Plugin for SketchUp; Preprint

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This paper describes the Energy Design Plugin, a new software plugin that aims to integrate simulation as a tool during the earliest phases of the design process. The plugin couples the EnergyPlus whole-building simulation engine to the Google SketchUp drawing program.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages11
StatePublished - 2008
EventIBPSA-USA SimBuild 2008 Conference - Berkeley, California
Duration: 30 Jul 20081 Aug 2008


ConferenceIBPSA-USA SimBuild 2008 Conference
CityBerkeley, California

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-550-43569


  • energy design plugin
  • EnergyPlus
  • SketchUp


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