IBPSA-USA 2018 Winter Meeting in Chicago



Macy's Chicago - 111 N State St., 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602

January 20, 2018

IBPSA-USA cordially invites you to our 2018 Winter Meeting in Chicago! Come join us at Macy's in their Narcissus Room to share and discuss IBPSA-USA news, and enjoy the guest presenters for the evening. Get your early-bird tickets now! See agenda below. 

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We are still actively seeking event sponsors. Contact Mike Wilson (mike@ibpsa.us) or David Eldridge (DEldridge@grummanbutkus.com) for more information.


Technical presentation - Sagar Rao and Fred Betz from AEI presenting Rapid Consulting and Compliance Modeling 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

AEI will present its workflow for modeling large scale and complex buildings with a live demonstration. Past applications include a 760,000 square foot regional academic health center with over 50 space types and 1,100 zones, a net zero energy laboratory, a historic center of performing arts, and an assortment of academic buildings. AEI has delivered over a dozen projects using this streamlined workflow various project phases, including early concept models, design assist, complete code and LEED submittals, and post-occupancy retro-commissioning Sagar and Fred after the talk at AEI's exhibit table for additional demonstrations and exploring the fundamentals of this powerful workflow.

Happy hour and exhibit tables - 6:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Current exhibitors

A limited number of tables remain available, please contact Mike Wilson for details: Mike@IBPSA.us

Dinner - 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Dessert Talk - Benny Skelton, Cyclone Energy, Lessons learned from modeling a net-zero energy facility, 7:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

A brief presentation on the modeling approach for a complex Walgreen's facility designed for net zero energy incorporating renewable energy sources, ground-coupled heat exchange, and commercial refrigeration using a transcritical CO2 compressor. The talk will include lessons learned from the process including a contrast of the actual operation of the facility.

Depart the venue 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Valet parking is available at Macy's. After-party, head to Palmer House lobby bar, Miller's Pub, The Gage, Chicago Athletic Association...TBD