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IBPSA Fellows Drew Crawley and Jon Hand would like to announce a new host site for our Contrasting simulation tools web pages on Jason Glazer’s onebuilding.org. A big thanks to Jason for supporting our work...

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ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) has opened registration for its ...

ASHRAE has announced a call for abstracts for the 2020 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, to be held Aug. 12-14, 2020, at the Westin River North in Chicago.

Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, the theme of the conference, "Integrated Building Design and Analysis to Achieve Zero Carbon,” focuses on improving the decision making process...

 

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) online building energy-efficiency competition, JUMP into STEM, kicks off the 2019–2020 season with three concurrent challenges running from August 12 to November 15, 2019. Building science experts from ...

Ready to test your creativity, ingenuity, and passion for designing highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy? The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® ...

 

How can I talk to clients about the uncertainty in models? I recently had a client who wanted to find the lowest cost solution of several design options. Some of the options performed very similarly, probably within the simulation's margin of error. I want to explain to clients like this that I can't guarantee one "best" option, but I don't...

LBNL released the Modelica Buildings library 6.0.0, which is based on the Modelica IBPSA Library (https://github.com/ibpsa/modelica), and it released BuildingsPy 2.0.0 that helps automating Modelica simulations and development.

The Modelica Buildings Library 6.0.0 is a major new release that...

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