COMcheck

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Designed to streamline the energy code compliance and approval process and is focused on the needs of those who design, build, and enforce building codes for commercial and high-rise residential building projects. The software addresses the enforceable provisions in commercial building energy codes based on ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-1989/1999 and IECC 1998, 2000 and 2001 that are applicable to commercial and high-rise residential projects, including building envelope, lighting, HVAC, and service water heating requirements. Screen Shots

Keywords

energy code compliance, commercial buildings, codes training, energy savings

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

Well documented; very little computer experience required.

Users

More than 60,000.

Audience

Designers and builders of small commercial and building departments tasked with enforcing commercial building energy codes.

Input

Building-related project information on building envelope and lighting systems.

Output

Preformatted compliance report, which can be sent to a printer or written to a file.

Computer Platform

PC (Windows NT/95/98/2000/XP)

Programming Language

C++

Strengths

Provides an easy way to show compliance of small commercial buildings with energy codes based on ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-1989 and 1999.

Weaknesses

Does not provide credit for use of certain advanced energy features (e.g., automatic lighting controls for daylight utilization).

Contact

Company:

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Address:

United States

Telephone:

+1 (800) 270-CODE (2633)

Facsimile:

+1 (509) 372-4484

E-mail:

techsupport@becp.pnl.gov

Website:

http://www.energycodes.gov

Availability

Available free of charge through the Building Energy Codes Program web site.