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The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of IBPSA-USA (IBPSA-USA-SFBA) recently held the latest installation of their monthly conferences at Affiliated Engineers Inc. on Jan. 22. The topic of this conference was “Title 24 2019 and beyond: What’s new for non-residential...

  64-bit Tas is finally here along with many productivity and automated task improvements.   Please find below a list of some of the new features:

64-bit application:

All Tas applications have been updated from 32-bit to 64-bit. Improvements to memory limitations allow for much bigger, more complex models.  Tas can now handle even more detailed daylight, thermal...

  Architecture at Zero is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering and planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.   The design challenge is to create a zero net energy library for the San Benito...

IBPSA-USA would like to congratulate Insung Kang, and Yin Ling Ng as the winners of the 2019 Ralph T. Muehleisen Scholarship Award! The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage qualified degree candidates in seeking...

The period to sign up for the CityLearn Challenge is now open. Which will begin with the release of the first dataset on January 15th...

The 2019 Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) Peer Review was held on April 15-April 18, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. This seventh annual review encompassed many of BTO's active research, development, validation, and systems integration projects. Independent experts assessed the progress and contributions of each project toward BTO's mission...

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced the winners of the 2020 Lighting R&D Workshop Student Poster Competition.

Congratulations to the winners:

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Syed Ahmed Al Muyeed, Lehigh University

Controlled Growth of Self-Assembled InGaN Quantum Dots Using Templates of...

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer 21 courses during the 2020 ASHRAE...

New Buildings Institute maintains the most comprehensive list of zero energy and zero carbon buildings in North America and the call for projects is now open. 

The database has grown since NBI published the ...

On November 14, 2019, the IBPSA-USA Wisconsin Chapter participated in a tour of the Trane® centrifugal chiller manufacturing plant, and viewed an ice storage configuration used on the site. The presentation covered design and control considerations that should be taken into account for energy modeling of ice storage/...

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