In the latest version of Tas (v9.4.2) the software’s capability to import and export IDF files has expanded again.
- Exported IDF files will now include an IdealLoadsAirSystem object for each zone, allowing immediate simulation of room loads in EnergyPlus.
- Surface shading data can now be imported from EnergyPlus CSV files
Tas can import or export data between the TBD and IDF formats, transferring the following data types:
- Building geometry
- Internal conditions (gains, schedules, thermostats, humidistats)
- Construction data (building fabric)
EPW weather data can also be imported.
This capability allows cooperation on projects between Tas and EnergyPlus users, and provides a way for EnergyPlus users to become familiar with Tas using one of their existing projects.