BOPTEST is designed to facilitate the performance evaluation and benchmarking of building control strategies. It contains these key components:
Run-Time Environment (RTE): Deployed with Docker and accessed with a RESTful HTTP API, use the RTE to set up tests, control building emulators, access data, and report KPIs.
Test Case Repository: A collection of ready-to-use building emulators representing a range of building types and HVAC systems.
Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Reporting: A set of KPIs is calculated by the the RTE using data from the building emulator being controlled.
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Collaboration and Support
The development of BOPTEST has resulted from an international collaboration of academic, research, and industry partners through IBPSA Project 1 Work Package 1.2 and continuing under IBPSA Project 2. Thank you to all of the contributing partners!
Financial support provided in-part by:
- U.S. Department of Energy Building Technologies Office
- Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)
- KU Leuven
- Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods (ZEN) in Smart Cities
David Blum, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven, email@example.com