Scoring Tool Version 2019 API Method Changes

The v2019 Scoring Tool API was released to production by PNNL on 8/19/2019. The table below summarizes the new functionalities and changes in methods where the v2019 version differs from v2016.

Method NameObject NameDescription of changeDetails
 submit_inputs() zone_skylight/skylight_shgc 
 zone_window/skylight_shgc
 Changed valid range Must be > 0 and < 1
submit_inputs()zone_skylight/solar_screen
zone_window/solar_screen
New elementOptional, True/False
submit_inputs()heating/type
cooling/type
More heat pump combinations allowedSee heating and cooling
 submit_inputs() hvac_distribution/location Location must exist uncond_basement -> foundation_type must be uncond_basement
 unvented_crawl -> foundation_type must be unvented_crawl
 vented_crawl -> foundation_type must be vented_crawl
 uncond_attic -> roof_type must be vented_attic
submit_inputs()domestic_hot_water/typeNew enumerationtankless
submit_inputs()domestic_hot_water/efficiency_methodNew enumerationuef
retrieve_label_results()label_resultNew elements returnedaverage_state_cost
average_state_eui