CBECC-Com Nonresidential Compliance Software

CBECC-Com uses EnergyPlus to perform simulations using a Simplified Geometry Method or Detailed Geometry Method with Sketchup and OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin for Detailed geometry input. Instructions and links for downloading the compliance software and the associated supporting software are listed below.

  1. CBECC-Com 2019.0.4 Alpha (updated January 2019)

    Click here to download and install CBECC-Com 2019.0.4 Alpha (Google Drive shared link)

    CBECC-Com 2019.0.4 Alpha version is for research purposes only and cannot be used to show compliance with any version of the Standards. This version can be used to test certain changes to the 2019 Standards (as listed in the Quick Start Guide). This version does not contain all the changes that will be part of the 2019 Standards and results from this version cannot be used for compliance and are subject to change as the software development continues.


  2. CBECC-Com 2019.0.3 RV (Research Version updated September 2018)

    Click here to download and install CBECC-Com 2019.0.3 RV (Google Drive shared link)

    CBECC-Com 2019.0.3 RV version is for research purposes only and cannot be used to show compliance with any version of the Standards. This version can be used to test certain changes to the 2019 Standards (as listed in the Quick Start Guide). This version does not contain all the changes that will be part of the 2019 Standards and results from this version cannot be used for compliance and are subject to change as the software development continues.


    Note: You can download the previous version of CBECC-Com 2019 Research Version from the Archive page
  3. Download/Install SketchUp & OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin

    CBECC-Com uses SketchUp in combination with OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin to create and building geometry for input into CBECC-Com for simulation and compliance analysis. Please use the links below to download these supporting tools:

    Trimble SketchUp Click here to download and install SketchUp


    Note: The new versions of SketchUp, such as SketchUp Pro, may not be free, or may have restrictive user licenses, such as with Sketchup Make). To request a copy of SketchUp 8.0 (free version) please contact CBECC-Com Support at CBECC.Com@gmail.com

    OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin (latest version)
    Please read the installation instructions on the OpenStudio website to check for compatible version of SketchUp
    Click here to download the latest version of OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin

    OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin v1.4.0 (32-bit Windows Installer compatible with SketchUp v8.0)
    Click here to download and install OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin v1.4.0


    Note: In order to download OpenStudio Plugin, you are required to setup a user account.