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Publications

Title: TRNSYS – Features and Functionality for Building Simulation 2009 Conference
Author: Mathew J. Duffy, Marion Hiller, David E. Bradley, Werner Keilholz, and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association World Conference) Conference Proceedings, August 2009
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Title: Post Occupancy Calibration and Reassessment of Design Phase Energy Modeling
Author: David E. Bradley and D. Michael Utzinger
Source: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association World Conference) Conference Proceedings, August 2009
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Title: Comparison of a Ground-Coupling Reference Standard Model to Simplified Approaches
Author:Timothy P. McDowell, Jeff W. Thornton, and Matthew J. Duffy
Source: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association World Conference) Conference Proceedings, August 2009
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Title: Simulation and Model Calibration of a Large-Scale Solar Seasonal Storage System
Author: Timothy P. McDowell and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: IBPSA-USA (International Building Performance Simulation Association USA Chapter) Conference Proceedings, August 2008
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Title: Enhancement and Use of Combined Simulation Tools in the Assessment of Hybrid Natural/Mechanical Ventilation System
Author: David E. Bradley and D. Michael Utzinger
Source: 2007.ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 113, No. 2
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Title: Natural Ventilation Measurements and Simulation At Two Milwaukee Nature Centers
Author: David E. Bradley and D. Michael Utzinger
Source: IBPSA-USA (International Building Performance Simulation Association USA Chapter) Conference Proceedings, August 2006
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Title: High Temperature Issues for Polymer-Based Solar Thermal Systems
Author: Jay D. Burch and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: ANTEC2006, Charlotte, North Carolina, May 8-11. Society of Plastic Engineers, Brookfield, CT 06804-0403 USA


Title: Analysis of Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems for Different Climates
Author: Timothy P. McDowell and Steven J. Emmerich
Source: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association – World Conference) Conference Proceedings, August 2005
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Title: Impact of Infiltration on Heating and Cooling Loads in U.S. Office Buildings
Author: Steven J. Emmerich, Andrew K. Persily and Timothy P. McDowell
Source: AIVC 2005
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Title: Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use
Author: Steven J. Emmerich, Timothy P. McDowell and Wagdy Anis
Source: NISTIR 7238 June 2005
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Title: Initial Evaluation of Displacement Ventilation and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems for U.S. Commercial Buildings
Author: Timothy P. McDowell and Steven J. Emmerich
Source: NISTIR 7244, July 2005
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Title: New Evolutions in TRNSYS – A Selection of Version 16 Features
Author: David E. Bradley and Michaël Kummert
Source: IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association – World Conference) Conference Proceedings, August 2005
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Title: Hybrid Heat Exchangers at Ft. Polk, Louisiana
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, John A. Shonder, et al
Source: ORNL/TM-2005/271, December 2005


Title: Experiences with and Interpretations of Standard Test Methods of Building Energy Analysis Tools
Author: David E. Bradley, Michaël Kummert and Timothy P. McDowell
Source: ESIM (International Building Performance Simulation Association – Canadian Chapter) Conference Proceedings, June 2004
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Title: Converging on a Recommended Set of Interpretations and Assumptions in Applying Standard Tests to Energy Analysis Tools
Author: Timothy P. McDowell, David E. Bradley, Jeff W. Thornton and Michaël Kummert
Source: IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2004
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Title: Simulation Synergy: Expanding TRNSYS Capabilities
Author: Timothy P. McDowell, David E. Bradley, Jeff W. Thornton and Michaël Kummert
Source: IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2004
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Title: Geographical Variation in Performance of an Unglazed Solar System Meeting Water Heating and Space Conditioning Loads.
Author: Jay D. Burch, Jim Salasovich, Craig Christensen and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the Solar 2004 Conference Including Proceedings of 33rd ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of 29th National Passive Solar Conference, 11-14 July 2004, Portland, Oregon.


Title: Simulation of an Unglazed Collector System for Domestic Hot Water and Space Heating and Cooling.
Author: Jay D. Burch, Craig Christensen, Jim Salasovich and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Solar Energy. The American Solar Energy Society's Solar 2003 Special Issue. Vol. 77 2004


Title: Combining Different Validation Techniques for Continuous Software Development – Implications in the Development of TRNSYS 16
Author: Michaël Kummert, David E. Bradley and Timothy P. McDowell
Source: ESIM (International Building Performance Simulation Association – Canadian Chapter) Conference Proceedings, June 2004 
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Title: Integration of Airflow and Energy Simulation using CONTAM and TRNSYS
Author: Timothy P. McDowell, Steven J. Emmerich, Jeff W. Thornton and George Walton
Source: 2003.ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 109, No. 1
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Title: Simulation of an Unglazed Collector System for Domestic Hot Water and Space Heating and Cooling.
Author: Jay D. Burch, Jim Salasovich, Craig Christensen and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the Solar 2003 Conference Including Proceedings of 32nd ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of 28th National Passive Solar Conference, 21-26 June 2003, Austin, Texas.


Title: Model Calibration from Short-Term Test Data for Unpressurized Integral-Collector-Storage Systems
Author: Jay D. Burch, Jeff W. Thornton, W. Liu, Jane H. Davidson and T. S. Ruby
Source: Proceedings of the ISEC 2003: International Solar Energy Conference, 15-18 March 2003, Kohala Coast, Hawaii.


Title: Development of Deemed Energy and Demand Savings for Residential Ground Source Heat Pump Retrofits in the State of Texas
Author: John A. Shonder, Patrick J. Hughes and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: ASHRAE Trans., 2002
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Title: Selecting the Design Entering Water Temperature for Vertical Geothermal Heat Pumps in Cooling-Dominated Applications
Author: John A. Shonder, Jeff W. Thornton and Patrick J. Hughes
Source: ASHRAE Technical and Symposium Papers, Cincinnati, OH USA, ASHRAE, ASHRAE, Cincinnati, OH USA, 06/23/2001-06/27/2001
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Title: Passerelle entre SimCad, CODYBA et TRNSYS
Author: Werner Keilholz, J. Noël and David E. Bradley
Source: 5ème Colloque Interuniversitaire Franco-Québécois, Lyons, FRANCE, May 2001


Title: Geothermal Heat Pumps in K-12 Schools -- A Case Study of the Lincoln, Nebraska, Schools
Author: John A. Shonder, et al.
Source: ORNL/TM-2000/80
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Title: Parametric Study of Thermal Performance of Integral Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters.
Author: Craig Christensen, Greg Barker and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the Solar 2000 Conference Including Proceedings of ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of the 25th National Passive Solar Conference, 16-21 June 2000, Madison, Wisconsin.


Title: Modeling Advances in Low-Cost Integral Collector Storage Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems.
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, Jay D. Burch, Craig Christensen, S. Arora, Jane H. Davidson and Greg Barker
Source: Proceedings of the Solar 2000 Conference Including Proceedings of ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of the 25th National Passive Solar Conference, 16-21 June 2000, Madison, Wisconsin.


Title: Freeze Protection of Pipes: A Characterization of the Time Required to Freeze Stagnant Water
Author: David E. Bradley, Patrick W. Chapman, William A. Beckman and Sanford A. Klein
Source: American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2000


Title: TRNSYS 15: La Simulación Dinámica al Servicio de las Energías Renovables
Author: Jaume Salom, Hans Schweiger, Werner Keilholz and David E. Bradley
Source: Presented at the IX Congreso Ibérico de Energía Solar, Córdoba, SPAIN 2000
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Title: Performance of Integral Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters
Author: Craig Christensen, Greg Barker and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the Solar 2000 Conference Including Proceedings of ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of the 25th National Passive Solar Conference, 16-21 June 2000, Madison, Wisconsin


Title: A New Comparison of Vertical Ground Heat Exchanger Design Software for Commercial Applications
Author: John A. Shonder, Van D. Baxter, Patrick J. Hughes and Jeff W. Thornton
Source:
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Title: A Comparison of Vertical Ground Heat Exchanger Design Software for Commercial Applications
Author: John A. Shonder, Van D. Baxter, Patrick J. Hughes and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: ASHRAE Transactions, 1999.


Title: Simulation Synergy: Interconnecting Simulation Programs
Author: David E. Bradley and Nathan J. Blair
Source: American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference Proceedings, June 1999


Title: Three Season Operation as a Method of Freeze Protection in Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
Author: David E. Bradley, William A. Beckman and Sanford A. Klein
Source: American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference Proceedings, June 1998


Title: Using Calibrated Engineering Models To Predict Energy Savings In Large-Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Projects
Author: John A. Shonder, Patrick J. Hughes and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: ASHRAE Transactions, 1998


Title: Heat Pump Modeling in TRNSYS
Author: Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference -- Heat Pumps in Cold Climates, August, 1997


Title: Low-Risk and Cost-Effective Prior Savings Estimates for Large-Scale Energy Conservation Projects in Housing: Learning from the Fort Polk GHP Project
Author: John A. Shonder, Patrick J. Hughes and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: The Future of Energy Markets: Evaluation in a Changing Environment, Int. Energy Program Evaluation Conf., Chicago, IL, National Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Aug.27-29,1997
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Title: Residential Vertical Geothermal Heat Pump System Models: Calibration to Data
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, Timothy P. McDowell, John A. Shonder, Patrick J. Hughes, Daniel Pahud and Goran Hellstrom
Source: ASHRAE summer meeting 1997


Title: Comparison of Practical Vertical Ground Heat Exchanger Sizing Methods to a Data/Model Benchmark
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, Timothy P. McDowell and Patrick J. Hughes
Source:
ASHRAE Trans., vol.2.2, 1997


Title: Equipment Configurations for Use of Ammonia in Supermarket Applications
Author: Timothy P. McDowell, Sanford A. Klein and John W. Mitchell
Source: ASHRAE meeting summer 1995


Title: Investigation of Ammonia Equipment Configurations for Supermarket Applications
Author: Timothy P. McDowell, Sanford A. Klein and John W. Mitchell
Source: EPA publication  # 600/R-95-028, February 1995
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Title: Developments to the TRNSYS Simulation Program
Author: Alex Fiksel, Jeff W. Thornton, Sanford A. Klein and William A. Beckman
Source: of Solar Energy Engineering 123: 5, 1995


Title: TRNSYS - The Most Complete Solar Energy System Modeling and Simulation Software
Author: William A. Beckman, L. Broman, Alex Fiksel, Sanford A. Klein, E. Lindberg, Matthias Schuler and  Jeff W. Thornton
Source:
Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress, Reading, UK, September 1994


Title: Dedicated Mechanical Subcooling Design Strategies for Supermarket Applications
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, Sanford A. Klein and John W. Mitchell
Source: International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 17, No. 8, 1994.


Title: Demand Side Management Advantages of Active Solar Energy Systems
Author: William A. Beckman, John W. Mitchell, Jeff W. Thornton and Alex Fiksel
Source:
Proceedings of the International Solar Energy Society World Conference, Budapest, Hungary, August, 1993


Title: Control  Problems in Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
Author: William A. Beckman, Jeff W. Thornton, Stephen Long and Byard D. Wood
Source: Solar Energy 53: 3., 1994.


Title: TRNSYS and PRESIM, A Useful Tool for Design of Solar Heating Systems
Author: E. Lindberg, L. Broman, William A. Beckman and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the International Solar Energy Society World Conference,
Budapest, Hungary, August, 1993


Title: Simulation-Based Ratings for Solar Hot Water Systems
Author: Jay D. Burch, Jim C. Huggins, Byard D. Wood and Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Proceedings of the American Solar Energy Society 22nd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., April, 1993.
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Title: Dedicated Mechanical Subcooling Design Strategies for Supermarket Applications
Author: Jeff W. Thornton, Sanford A. Klein and John W. Mitchell
Source: Int. J. Refrig. 17(8): 503., 1994


Title: Supermarket Refrigeration Options, An Analysis of Refrigeration System Configurations, Including Mechanical Subcooling with Ice Storage
Author: Jeff W. Thornton
Source: Report No. TSARC 91 - 1, Thermal Storage Applications Research Center, Electric Power Research Institute

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