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I really care about the impact of buildings on the environment, but I don’t see myself as an HVAC modeler. What are some alternative careers that use building energy modeling skills?

-Sustainably Minded

Dear Sustainably Minded,

Speaking as a former building energy modeler myself, I’ve come to learn that one of the (many) great things about energy...

On September 19th, the Wisconsin Chapter held their first quarterly event, Women in Building Performance and Simulation, at the ...

Autodesk's Revit building information modeling (BIM) software is the most commonly used 3D building design and construction documentation tool in the United States. When you see a new commercial building going up, it was likely designed using Revit.

For several years now, Revit had allowed designers to analyze the annual and peak heating and cooling loads of...

What do you think about the growth of energy modeling careers in the next few decades? Or how would energy modelers evolve, career wise? Especially when energy efficiency is fading, potentially less demanding policy asking for energy modeling, and renewable energy approaches 100% of source energy.

-Wondering Bud

Dear Wondering Bud,

I’m reasonably...

Dear colleagues and friends,

Some of you might be interested in trying out HARVEST, our urban food production simulation plug-in for UMI, the Urban Modeling Interface. HARVEST estimates food yields of indoor farms and their associated operational building energy use, water use and carbon emissions, as...

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 ...

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