The OpenBuildings product team is pleased to announce the availability of OpenBuildings Designer CONNECT Edition, Update 9 (v10.09.00.83) through the Bentley CONNECT Center, Software Downloads portal, or the desktop CONNECTION Client. Important installation requirements and notices are found in the Readme.
Some of the new aspects include:
New Roof Setup Interface, including false ceilings, room selection and overhangs for Simulation:
PartL for the Republic of Ireland:
PartL for Northern Ireland (i.e. PartF):
Simplified HVAC interface:
UPDATE: Please note that Update 9 has been fully approved by the Energy Performance of Buildings Division for use in England, with other regions to follow.
Please note this version must be used to create XML files for PartL submissions.
Shane Regan | Principle Building Performance Support Engineer