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jEPlus+EA - User's Guide

jEPlus+EA, Version 1.4, © 2013

Dr Yi Zhang, IESD, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

[This page is under construction]

Key Features

  • Full-fledged optimisation tool for EnergyPlus
  • Out-of-the-box support for jEPlus projects, with user-defined objective functions
  • Highly efficient multi-objective (up to 10!) optimisation method based on a customized NSGA-II
  • Built-in remote simulation function through JESS Client
  • Scatter plot for inspecting individual solutions
  • Frequency histograms for visualizing distribution of parameter values within the solutions
  • Table view for easy sorting and exporting (through copy-and-paste) results
  • Automatically saves solution data to avoid loss of work during a long run
  • And, of course, full-featured command-line interface for automated optimisation tasks

For screenshots showing the above features, see jEPlus+EA Key Features


Getting started


Preparing a jEPlus project

Configuration files

Output files

Remote simulation

Optimisation Algorithm



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