Publications

Energy and Energy Cost Savings Analysis of the 2018 IECC for Commercial Buildings
Document Number: PNNL-28125 | Document Type: Analysis | Publication Date:

This report provides an assessment as to whether new buildings constructed to the commercial energy efficiency provisions of the 2018 IECC would save energy and energy costs as compared to the 2015 IECC. The Commercial Energy Efficiency chapter in the 2018 IECC allows users to either follow the provisions in the IECC or use Standard 90.1-2016 as an alternative compliance path. PNNL also compared the energy performance of the 2018 IECC with the corresponding Standard 90.1-2016 to help states and local jurisdictions make informed decisions regarding model code adoption.

Residential Prototype Building Models Complete Set - All Climate Zones
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) prototype building models (prototype models) were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), in support of DOE's Building Energy Codes Program (BECP), to simulate energy savings associated with changes in energy codes and standards. For residential buildings, PNNL utilized two base prototypes to simulate both Single-family detached house, and Multi-family low-rise apartment building types. Energy models for the recent versions of the IECC are available for each climate.

Complete IECC Prototype Building Model package includes EnergyPlus model input files (.idf) files for every climate by IECC version.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - High-rise Apartment
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Full Service Restaurant
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Large Hotel
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Small Hotel
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Hospital
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Outpatient Healthcare
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Primary School
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Strip Mall
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Stand-alone Retail
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Large Office
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Medium Office
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Complete Set - Small Office
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. The prototype models include 16 building types in 19 climate locations for for recent editions of the IECC. Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - All Building Types
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - High-rise Apartment
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Mid-rise Apartment
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Full Service Restaurant
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Quick Service Restaurant
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Warehouse (non-refrigerated)
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Large Hotel
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Small Hotel
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Hospital
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Outpatient Healthcare
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.

Commercial IECC Building Models Scorecard - Primary School
Document Type: Model Data | Publication Date:

The commercial IECC prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of commercial IECC prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings. The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for the 2006 IECC, 2009 IECC, 2012 IECC, and 2015 IECC. This combination leads to a set of 1088 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 8.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the building descriptions, thermal zone internal loads, schedules and other key modeling input information.