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Openstudio Load Flexibility Measures Gem

This gem contains measures for thermal energy storage for building cooling and domestic hot water heating.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'openstudio-load-flexibility-measures'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install 'openstudio-load-flexibility-measures'


The openstudio-load-flexibility-measures gem contains measures to apply thermal load flexibility to a building model. The current version contains the following:

Detailed instructions for usage are included in each measure's respective and docs folder.

Compatibility Matrix

OpenStudio Load Flexibility Measures Gem OpenStudio Ruby
0.8.0 3.7 2.7
0.7.0 3.6 2.7
0.6 - 0.6.1 3.5 2.7
0.5 3.4 2.7
0.4 3.2 2.7
0.3.2 3.2 2.7
0.2.0 - 0.2.1 3.1 2.5
0.1.1 - 0.1.3 3.0 2.5


Please review the OpenStudio Contribution Policy if you would like to contribute code to this gem.


  • Update
  • Run rake rubocop:auto_correct
  • Run rake openstudio:update_copyright
  • Run rake openstudio:update_measures (this has to be done last since prior tasks alter measure files)
  • Update version in
  • Review dependency versions in openstudio-load-flexibility.gemspec (especially openstudio-standards and openstudio-extension)
  • Update version in /lib/openstudio/load-flexibility/version.rb. Do not create a patch release if there are breaking changes or if this new version will support a biannual OpenStudio release; make a "minor" release instead. (ex: going from 0.7.0 to 0.8.0)
  • Create PR to master, after tests and reviews complete, then merge
  • Locally - from the master branch, run rake release
  • On GitHub, go to the releases page and update the latest release tag. Name it “Version x.y.z” and copy the CHANGELOG entry into the description box.