News
August 20, 2014
Cool Roof Calculator Paper has been accepted for IC2UHI Venice Conference
December 25, 2013
The Cool Roof Calculator has been updated for parametric simulation, radiant barrier and simulation caching.
December, 2012
The Cool Roof Calculator is being upgraded to EnergyPlus 7.1.
April, 2012
The Cool Roof Calculator is being upgraded to EnergyPlus 7.0.
December 20, 2010
The Cool Roof Calculator has been updated.

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MODEL
Building Schedule TypeBased on Building Type selected by User
ShapeSquare
Number of Thermal Zones4 Perimeter Zones + 1 Core Zone
Perimeter Zone Depth4.57m
Exterior Wall U Value0.70 W/m2K
Roof U ValueUser's Input
Window SHGC0.25
Window U Value6.87 W/m2K
HVAC EquipmentUser's Input
Cooling System TypeUser's Input
Heating System TypeElectric Heat Pumps with DX system cooling &
Electric Resistance with Chilled water system