DIN V 18599
Excel-based calculation tool for the German DIN V 18599. DIN V 18599 is a holistic performance assessment tool for all energy types required by the EPBD (heating, ventilation, cooling, lighting, DHW). Developed for the German field test study for non-residential buildings of the Federal Ministry for Buildings. (German language) Screen Shots
DIN V 18599, EPBD, energy performance of buildings directive
Validated since start of 2005 by a field test study and by a group of experts.
Knowledge about DIN V 18599 (training offered at Fraunhofer IBP, see website). Insights in building, heating, DHW, cooling, lighting, ventilation technologies.
More than 10,000 downloads from the website, mostly from Germany
Consultants, experts, students
Building and system data based on planning information and/or building inspection.
Net energy demand, final energy demand, primary energy demand for heating, cooling, ventilation, DHW and lighting; all relevant data for the energy performance certificate.
Microsoft Office (Windows), requires Excel.
Visual Basic for Applications
Validated tool for the DIN V 18599, first available tool, download for free, including reference building, quick input, full documentation of calculation method (incl. equations, etc.).
Excel interface, limitations at the HVAC model (missing for example: heat pumps), no user hotline.
Fraunhofer-Institut für Bauphysik
Download for free at www.ibp.fraunhofer.de/wt/normen.html