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  1. Add 90.1-2013 to OpenStudio Standards Spreadsheet

    Solution: Add 90.1-2013 to OpenStudio Standards Spreadsheet

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1433

    11 votes
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  2. Create Measures for 90.1 Appendix G System Types

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Create measures for 90.1 appendix G system types

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1432

    11 votes
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  3. Utility Rates GUI

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Create a utility rates GUI

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1434

    10 votes
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  4. CSV export from OpenStudio

    Problem: There is no convenient means to get at standard data formats for time-series data.

    Solution: Implement CSV export via an html measure which shows the data in tabular form with link to download the raw CSV.

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1375

    9 votes
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  5. Run Reporting Measures in Apply Measure Now

    Problem: Users currently have to re-run a model to apply reporting measures.

    Solution: Allow running of reporting measures after a simulation via "Apply Measures Now"

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1480

    7 votes
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  6. Add ability for OS app to look for updated BCL components and measures.

    Problem: Consumers of BCL components are not updated when components are updated.

    Rationale: Currently the user has to know something has been updated on BCL, to decide to update it, or stumble across it when searching for something else. A number of times I had updated measures but users didn't know there was a newer one with new features and or bug fixes. It would be great for a way in the GUI to update all BCL content for the latest version that works on my OS version.

    Solution: Prototype a measure that performs update management of other measures; the…

    6 votes
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  7. Allow access to private BCL content

    Problem: There is currently no convenient way to pull down content private to a specific group.

    Rationale: Private content can be shared via email or LAN but loses the provenance and versioning capability of BCL

    Solution: Allow access to private BCL content

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1421

    5 votes
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  8. Show source for all inherited values

    Problem: TBD

    Rationale: TBD

    Solution: Show source for all inherited values

    Context: ported from GitHub https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1449

    6 votes
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  9. Implement parallel QuickSim for OpenStudio application

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Implement parallel QuickSim for OpenStudio application

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1442

    Reference: http://www.pnl.gov/main/publications/external/technical_reports/PNNL-19961.pdf

    4 votes
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  10. Add method for creating non-ribbon windows

    Problem: Users cannot (auto) create windows in the manner they would like; especially considering shading structures.

    Solution: Add method with more capabilities during automated window creation

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1729

    4 votes
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  11. Provide Example Models with Installer

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Provide example models with installer

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1431

    4 votes
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  12. Support all fields needed for thermal comfort studies

    Problem: Thermal comfort studies cannot be fully performed due to lack of access to all fields in the underlying EnergyPlus objects

    Solution: Support access to all fields of thermal comfort objects for OpenStudio users

    Context: ported from Github: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1447

    4 votes
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  13. Sort measures alphabetically in GUI

    Problem: Users cannot find measures quickly/easily

    Solution: Sort measures alphabetically in "Find Measures" dialog as well as in the Library itself

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1613

    4 votes
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  14. Add Model::path() method to support copying files to resources

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Add Model::path() method to support copying files to resources

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1590

    3 votes
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  15. Make Water Use Equipment part of space type and allow area and person weighted inputs

    Problem: Water use equipment is not part of space types and is, thus, hard to specify.

    Rationale: Space types won't really be complete until we add this. It will make work easier on a lot of people to not have to add service water heating outside of space types. I have found through testing that if it is in the model and just not hooked up to a water system, that EnergyPlus runs fine, much like a space having a thermostat with no system serving it.

    Solution: Make Water Use Equipment part of space type and allow area and person…

    3 votes
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  16. Remove scan for tools

    Problem: The "Scan for Tools" feature is confusing, has issues, and is potentially not needed anymore

    Rationale: We are now shipping most tools needed for simulation, we should begin shipping radiance and remove the scan for tools functionality

    Solution: Remove the "Scan for Tools" feature and package dependencies such as radiance together with OpenStudio

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1553

    Depends on:
    http://openstudio.uservoice.com/forums/308629-openstudio/suggestions/9099670-ship-radiance-with-openstudio

    3 votes
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  17. Run measure tests through PAT or OS App interface

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Run measure tests through PAT or OS App interface

    Context: ported from GitHub https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/500

    2 votes
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  18. Support holidays in schedule GUI

    Problem: It is not possible to describe holidays from within the schedule GUI

    Solution: Add support for holidays from within the schedule editor in the GUI

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1382

    2 votes
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  19. Implement measure testing framework

    Problem: Some measures submitted contain bugs.

    Solution: Something built into the BCL that runs when users submit measures.

    ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1391

    2 votes
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  20. Allow shared thermostats

    Problem: In the past, one could assign thermostats to the entire building in three steps. However, now users now need to assign unique thermostats for every space type because they don't know that many of them are really the same. I guess this will be fixed when we make a wizard.

    Solution: Write a measure for OS App to assign thermostats based on thermostatName = "#{space.name} Thermostat"

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/985

    1 vote
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