AERCalc is used to calculate the annual energy performance of window attachments.


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Program Features: 

AERCalc has the following features:

  • Import Windows with attachments from a WINDOW database
  • Specify the air leakage values for specific products such as window panels
  • Calculate the annual energy performance for heating and cooling based on EnergyPlus hourly simulations
  • Export the results 
Program Indices and Other Results: 

AERCalc calculates 

  • EPc: Energy Performance for cooling, based on EnergyPlus simulations for a cooling climate (Houston, TX)
  • EPh: Energy Performance for heating, based on EnergyPlus simulations for a heating climate (Minneapolis, MN)