OpenStudio 1.12.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.12.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.

OpenStudio 1.11.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.11.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

OpenStudio 1.10.0 Rerelease

OpenStudio 1.10.0 has been rereleased with an important bug fix. This bug fix will allow you to open PAT projects from previous versions of OpenStudio, even if those projects were previously opened in PAT 1.10.0 and failed to update: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/2026.

OpenStudio 1.10.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.10.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

- Updated plug-in to work with SketchUp 2016.
- The Radiance Daylighting Measure was improved.
- Minor enhancements were made to standard OpenStudio simulation results.
- HVAC has additional capability.
- GridView was extended and improved.

If the OpenStudio Plug-in does not automatically load in SketchUp, open the Window->Preferences->Extensions window in SketchUp and enable the OpenStudio plug-in if it is listed.

OpenStudio 1.9.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.9.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

Check out our new feedback link!

The EnergyPlus and OpenStudio webpages now include a "Feedback" link in the navigation bar. This takes you to a UserVoice site for capturing and voting on feature requests.

New single sign-on for EnergyPlus and OpenStudio

In conjunction with the launch of a new feature voting site for both EnergyPlus and OpenStudio, OpenStudio.net will move to a single sign-on solution. Beginning August 10th, your OpenStudio credentials will be transferred to the EnergyPlus.net site, and will allow you to login to both EnergyPlus.net and OpenStudio.net, as well as the feature voting sites. The BCL will also be moving to the same sign-on solution in the near future. This change will simplify the login process by reducing the number of passwords you need to access these various tools.

OpenStudio 1.8.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.8.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

- The addition of many new HVAC objects to the OpenStudio Model, available through the OpenStudio API for use in measures as well as in the OpenStudio Application..
- The ability to import IFC into OpenStudio via BIMserver.
- A number of bug fixes and performance improvements.

Please see the release notes for a complete list of new features and improvements. Videos demonstrating new features will be uploaded soon to our website and YouTube channel.

OpenStudio 1.7.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.7.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

- The addition of multi-edit capability to grid views in the OpenStudio Application. Implemented for the Thermal Zone and Space Type tabs.
- OpenStudio now supports Radiance 3-phase simulation of dynamic window shading controls.
- The OS:WindowFrameAndDivider object was added to allow import of detailed Window properties from the LBNL WINDOW program.
- A number of bug fixes and performance improvements.

OpenStudio 1.6.0 Release

OpenStudio 1.6.0 is now available for download from the OpenStudio website.
Notable new features include:

- Support for EnergyPlus version 8.2.0 and SketchUp 2015.
- New standards specific properties for CEC Title 24 2013 support.
- A number of bug fixes and performance improvements.

Please see the release notes for a complete list of new features and improvements. Videos demonstrating new features will be uploaded soon to our website and YouTube channel.