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Project StaSIO’s 2019 competition to produce actionable simulation graphics is now open, with winners to be announced at ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis...

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The US Department of Energy’s Office of...

Ask a Modeler is a new monthly advice and discussion column in the IBPSA-USA newsletter, think Dear Abby for energy modelers.  We want to hear all your interesting, entertaining, or just plain odd questions about life and building performance simulation. Each month, we will match an interesting user submitted question to a selected expert to get their unique take.  We...

Informa and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the release of the ...

The 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference technical program will provide practitioners with topical, in-depth educational tracks to optimize the design and performance of buildings. The conference is June 22-26 in Kansas City.
The five-day conference includes...

This report demonstrates that the cost increase to build a zero-energy or zero-energy ready home is modest—far less than consumers, builders, and policymakers realize—and highlights methods builders and policymakers can use to drive increased market penetration. Costs are expected to continue declining over time as this market matures...

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The Energy Department released updated versions of the state-of-the-art open-source whole-building energy modeling tools: the EnergyPlus™ engine and the OpenStudio™ software development kit (SDK) and application.

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