A number of derivative modeling guidelines are based on the COMNET intellectual property. Links to these rulesets are available from the COMNET website. They include the:
- California Energy Commission, 2013 Nonresidential Alternative Calculation Method Reference Manual, June 2013, CEC-400-2013-004-SD Version 2. Manual. Click here to view. See http://www.energy.ca.gov/2013publications/CEC-400-2013-004/CEC-400-2013-004-SD.pdf.
- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010 Performance Rating Method Reference Manual, PNNL-25130, May 2016. See http://www.pnnl.gov/main/publications/external/technical_reports/PNNL-25130.pdf.
In addition to these the Florida Solar Energy Center adapted the COMNET software accreditation procedures. See Florida Solar Energy Center, Energy Simulation Tool Approval Technical Assistance Manual, 2014 Florida Building Code, TAM-2014-1.0, June 30, 2014. See http://www.floridabuilding.org/fbc/committees/Chairpersons/Energy/Tam2014Final.pdf.
The COMNET intellectual property is not in the public domain, but it is available for use through an open-source licensing arrangement. Contact COMNET for more details.