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TRNSYS


The world reference in the dynamic simulation of buildings and systems

TRNSYS permits dynamic thermal simulation as applied to buildings. The software incorporates all the characteristics of a building and its equipment (heating systems, air conditioning) to provide a detailed study of the thermal behaviour of the building, in relation to its location, the construction materials used, the overall architecture and the energy concept retained, etc. Mainly intended for design study bureau, manufacturers and suppliers of gas and electricity, TRNSYS software is equally highly acclaimed by universities.

ADVANTAGES

  • Modular – Simulate new highly varied, custom, energy components, systems and concepts
  • Innovative – 3D geometry integrated for thermal modelling of buildings
  • Collaborative – Possibility of exchanging results with other users
  • Ergonomic – Advanced graphic interface that substantially reduces simulator learning curve

Simulate and design an innovative and efficient project

Simulating the thermal performance of your buildings with TRNSYS allows you to :

  • Reduce the time and costs of your study, by comparison with real experience
  • Take into account dynamic physical phenomenon such as meteorological conditions
  • Confirm the architectural choices and technical equipment in your project, as early as the design phase
  • Produce energy efficient buildings: a major challenge in the present day world context
  • Validate the energy concept of your project and experiment with innovative approaches (management strategies, renewable energies, architectural variants, etc.) while respecting the HQE approach

 

A universal and modular tool :

  • Universal :
    50 families of standard components integrated into the library allows simulation of buildings (mono or multi-zone), heating and air conditioning systems, even the most complex such as systems using innovative renewable energies (solar, wind turbine, geothermal…).
  • Modular :
    It is easy to add new components, systems and energy concepts. It is possible to add user components in any development environment capable of creating a DLL (FORTRAN, C, C++, etc.).



New features in the TRNSYS version 18 :

  • Parametric studies :
    Define an ensemble of parameters to vary directly in Simulation Studio – the graphical interface of TRNSYS, and run a battery of simulations at the same time.
  • Daylight :
    Thanks to the integration of DaySIM software in the building model (type 56), dynamic illumination can be calculated within the 3D building structure.
    This information can then be used by the thermal model in order to define the regulation strategies.
  • TypeStudio components creation environment :
    No longer is it necessary to have a FORTRAN compiler to create a new native component!
    This new environment supplies one, as well as a simple to use programming environment.



Other new features in version 18 :

  • The core is now available in 64-bit architecture
  • The standard library has been entirely renewed: 46 new components, simplified versions of components for faster start-up
  • TRNLizard: a connection plugin to CAD Rhinoceros 5® / Grasshopper® for customisable highly detailed 3D simulation
  • Complex window model (CFS) Complex Fenestration System
  • Better interoperability thanks to support of XML format for components
  • Automated reports
  • New examples
Minimum configuration required :
  • Processor: PC Pentium 1 GHz
  • Memory: 512 Mb
  • SVGA screen - Resolution 1024 x 768

    Operating systems supported :
  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows 7®
    Windows 10®

    The software is only available in English.

    TESS LIBRARIES
    Components library for TRNSYS software

    Complementing TRNSYS software, the TESS LIBRARIES module contains almost 100 components in 14 libraries. All the components (TYPE) contained in these libraries have been exhaustively tested. The components are delivered with on-line documentation and the complete source code. Each library is delivered with a PROFORMA for the TRNSYS software.

    To learn more about the TESS LIBRARIES module, click here


    METEONORM
    Worldwide meteorological database

    METEONORM is a very complete collection of meteorological data. It equally contains algorithms permitting to create - based on measured values – meteo files for anywhere around the globe. This software is intended for engineers, architects, lecturers, designers and anyone interested in solar energy and climatology.

    To learn more about the METEONORM module, click here


    CSTB FORMATIONS
    TRN6 Training course - 
    Carrying out dynamic thermal simulations of buildings with TRNSYS

    Deepen your knowledge of the thermal behaviour of buildings, by training with CSTB.

    The objectives of the TRN6 course :

    • Initiation of participants to the use of TRNSYS software
    • Practical handling of the software via a specific case study of the design of a low energy consumption building (heating needs, summer comfort, sensitivity study)
    • Carry out a dynamic thermal simulation of a building
    • Learn of the available tools and approaches when handling other TRNSYS applications

    To learn more,   consult the training programme.

    TRNSYS – TESS LIBRARIES PACK

    You wish to acquire the TRNSYS software and the optional TESS LIBRARIES module for better dynamic simulation of your construction projects? Choose the TRNSYS – TESS LIBRARIES pack !

    The pack includes an TRNSYS licence and an TESS LIBRARIES license with a 10% reduction

    The 10% reduction applies to the exc. VAT tariff of TRNSYS single user and multi-user license, and to the exc. VAT tariff of TESS LIBRARIES single user and multi-user license.

     

     

    If you’re interested by this PACK, don’t hesitate to contact our sales engineer


    Download an order form for this pack here


    If you need more information on this pack please contact us



    PACK TRNSYS – METEONORM

    Do you wish to acquire TRNSYS and the optional METEONORM module for an in-depth study of the thermal performance of your construction projects, in relation to geographic areas? Choose the TRNSYS – METEONORM pack !

    The pack includes an TRNSYS licence and an METEONORM license with a 10% reduction

    The 10% reduction applies to the exc. VAT tariff of TRNSYS single user and multi-user license, and to the exc. VAT tariff of METEONORM single user and multi-user license.


    If you’re interested by this PACK, don’t hesitate to contact our sales engineer


    Download an order form for this pack here


    If you need more information on this pack please contact us


    TRNSYS – W LANGUAGE PACK

    You wish to acquire the TRNSYS software and the optional W LANGUAGE module for better dynamic simulation of your construction projects? Choose the TRNSYS – W LANGUAGE pack !

    The pack includes an TRNSYS licence and an W LANGUAGE license with a 10% reduction

    The 10% reduction applies to the exc. VAT tariff of TRNSYS single user and multi-user license, and to the exc. VAT tariff of W LANGUAGE single user and multi-user license.


    If you’re interested by this PACK, don’t hesitate to contact our sales engineer


    Download an order form for this pack here


    If you need more information on this pack please contact us



    TRNSYS - TRAINING PACK

    You wish to acquire TRNSYS software and receive training in its best use? Choose the TRNSYS – TRAINING pack !

    The pack includes a TRNSYS licence and enrolment in the training course with a 10% reduction

    The 10% reduction applies to the exc. VAT tariff of TRNSYS single user and multi-station, and to the exc. VAT tariff of the TRN6 training course. Carry out dynamic thermal simulations of buildings with TRNSYS


    If you’re interested by this PACK, don’t hesitate to contact our sales engineer


    Download an order form for this pack here


    If you need more information on this pack please contact us



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