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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

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  10. Update OS App run tab to look like PAT's

    Problem: There is a lack of design coherence between OS App's run tab and PAT's run tab.

    Solution: Update OS App run tab to look like PAT's

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1446

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  11. 3rd-party friendly build system and software refactor

    Problem: It is not clear for all developers how OpenStudio is deployed per each platform. Opportunities for refactoring are known but not explicitly tracked. "Design intent" is not explicit in all cases resulting in coherency in methods in, for example, ApplicationPathHelpers.

    Solution: Document deployment process and design intent in sufficient detail that others could begin executing a code refactor under guidance from the development team.

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1405

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  12. Add per-column precision to gridview

    Problem: TBD

    Solution: Add per-column precision to gridview

    Context: ported from GitHub: https://github.com/NREL/OpenStudio/issues/1578

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