Effective Integration of Energy Modeling During Schematic Design and Design Development



Online Webinar / AIA SF - 130 Sutter St. Suite 600, San Francisco, California 94104

December 11, 2019

The list of design questions during schematic design (SD) and design development (DD) is long, and schedules are tight. It is common that many decisions are made without taking advantage of information from energy analysis. The result can be lost opportunities for improved performance. As energy codes become more stringent and designers adopt aggressive energy performance goals, it is becoming more important to integrate the use of energy analysis in order to make informed decisions.

This presentation is for architects who are looking for guidance on how to use energy analysis in design, rather than simply to document compliance with an energy code requirement. Topics include identifying the SD and DD design questions that can be effectively addressed by energy analysis, developing an energy analysis plan, engaging an energy modeling specialist, and working with the specialist to get timely and useful information. This presentation will be held in-person at the AIASF, 130 Sutter St., 6th Fl., San Francisco, and will be simulcast via internet in collaboration with the Pacific Energy Center.

Date & TIme: Wednesday, December 11, 2019; 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: AIA SF

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Erik Kolderup, PE, LEED AP, is Principal of Kolderup Consulting based in San Francisco, California. He has provided sustainability and energy consulting services since 1990, when he joined Eley Associates as an energy engineer. He became an owner in 1994 and served as vice president until the firm’s merger with Architectural Energy Corporation in 2004. After three years as Associate Principal, sharing management of AEC’s San Francisco office, Mr. Kolderup started Kolderup Consulting in 2007. He is also a consulting faculty member at Stanford University where he teaches a class on energy-efficient building systems. He holds degrees in electrical engineering and industrial engineering from Stanford University. He was a voting member of the ASHRAE Standard 209 Committee.

Pauline Souza, AIA, LEED Fellow

Pauline is an architect, Partner, K-12 sector lead and the Director of Sustainability at WRNS Studio. Current projects/efforts include the Janet Durgin Guild and Commons, a LEED Platinum, LBC and Well Educational pilot Building, a straw bale visitor center for the USFS, the Microsoft Campus in Silicon Valley using LBC Water Petal and WELL, and serving as Sustainability Advisor to the Hawaii Department of Education - driving sustainability through their 256 existing campuses. She has served as a co-chair for the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, is a founder of the Bay Area Sustainable Leaders in Architecture group and works with the International Living Future Institute Water Congress, all groups working collaboratively to make change.She is a LEED Fellow and was recognized as an LBC Hero in 2014.

Don't miss the other events in this series, held at the AIA San Francisco with accompanying simulcast webinar:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm​:
Integrating Energy Analysis in the Design Process - ASHRAE Standard 209

Monday November 25th 12:00-1:30pm:
Can Architects do their Own Energy Analysis and Modeling? (Concept Design Phase)


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