J. Purdy

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Validation is the key when attempting to instill confidence in a building simulation tool. The user expects that the underlying algorithms are correct, and will have more confidence in the simulation results generated using a program that has undergone validation testing. The IEA BESTEST (Judkoff and Neymark 1995) was dev eloped by the International Energy(More)
This paper provides an overview of how building simulation is used to support a Canadian Government energy-efficient incentive programme. It describes the two software tools (detailed simulation software and a simplified web-based method) that were developed to support the programme. The classroom and computer-based initiatives used to train users are also(More)
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