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  1. Make all of the VFD Pump inputs visible

    Specifically the min/max pressure schedules. This comes in handy when modeling a plant with low delta T syndrome.

    4 votes
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  2. Allow rearranging material layers in construction GUI

    Problem: It is difficult to manipulate/edit material layers in the construction GUI

    Solution: Allow rearranging material layers in construction GUI

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1454

    16 votes
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  3. Allow turning off end-uses in openstudio report html

    I'd like to be able to click on the legend to turn off an end-use. For example I may wish to turn off 'Heating' or 'Heat rejection' in order to better see the other consumptions.

    It would be similar to this plotly: https://plot.ly/~jmarrec/116/annual-energy-usage/
    (except I haven't figured out how to link the legend to turn off both subplots...)

    4 votes
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  4. Add multi-choice arguments for measures

    Problem: Measure interface currently does not support multiple choice arguments.

    Rationale: It is also something that would be nice when you want to run a measure on 5 out of 20 zones in a model. You cloud have a single measure, vs. 5 instances of the same measure.

    Solution: Add multi-choice arguments for measures

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1399

    13 votes
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  5. 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

    12 votes
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  6. Grid view column headers should stay fixed when scrolling

    Problem: When scrolling grid view if headers do not stay fixed it is very difficult to tell what each column is.

    Solution: Implement a view similar to Excel's "freeze panes" in gridview

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1552

    11 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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