Free Webinar: Maximizing the ROI from your EnergyPlus Model




February 19, 2020

Building on the content in our previous "Making EnergyPlus Viable for Industry Energy Modelers" webinar, we'll demonstrate how you can extract significantly more value and maximize the return on the time you have already invested in an EnergyPlus model. 

Date & Time: Wed, Feb 19, 2020; 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST


The webinar will cover the aspects of the previous webinar that generated the most interest and questions, including easy ways to model sloping or difficult ground topology, and modelling and editing more advanced geometry including complex roof shapes; using the EnergyPlus Airflow Network within DesignBuilder so you can see how much faster and easier it is to model natural ventilation and mixed mode strategies for passive design, and to quantify the overheating risk in naturally ventilated buildings; additional calculations such as cost, daylighting and CFD using the same model as for your EnergyPlus energy/thermal/comfort simulations; using optimization for design and retrofit projects; and how DesignBuilder’s scripting tools can be used to customise your model behaviour.

The webinar will be recorded so if you are not able to attend the live event please register anyway to receive a follow-up email with a link to the recording.

EnergyPlus is widely regarded as the best building performance simulation engine available, but it doesn’t come with a free user-friendly interface. If you are interested in using EnergyPlus, but have found OpenStudio or the IDF Editor too complex or time-consuming to learn or to use, then you will be interested in our previous (extremely popular) webinar “Making EnergyPlus viable for industry energy modelers”:




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