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Public review comments are now being sought through July 28 for BSR/ASHRAE Standard 205P "Representation of Performance Data for HVAC&R and Other Facility Equipment."

The standard specifies data models and serialization formats for equipment performance data for automated exchange of information needed for building simulation.

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LBNL released the Modelica Buildings Library 7.0.0, which is based on the Modelica IBPSA Library (https://github.com/ibpsa/modelica), and it released BuildingsPy 2.1.0 for scripting Modelica simulations and development.

The Modelica Buildings Library Version 7.0.0 is...

ASHRAE has added four new courses to its 2020 Spring online instructor-led course series from ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI). The online offerings run through June.

The new course “ASHRAE Guideline 36, High-Performance Sequences of Operation for HVAC Systems,” taking place on May 28,  introduces the current version of ASHRAE Guideline 36, which focuses on...

The 2020 Lighting R&D Workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society, drew lighting experts from around the world to San...

 

When is the earliest in the design process that useful performance simulation is possible?
- Early Bird Gets the Worm 

Dear Early Bird,

Where did the time go? Design evolves at such a fast pace that decisions must often be made based on partial knowledge. Because the design process is dynamic, every stage of the process presents its own...

What questions do you ask when doing sanity checks on a model?
- Trying to keep my sanity

Dear Sanity,

Where did you go? Sanity seems to be out the window these days. But if you feel like you are losing it while working from home, at least your modeling results don’t have to be a contributor.

Whole Building Results

The trifecta of...

We pilot + promote building technology innovation to empower our net positive future. Applications now open for the 2020 Cohort.

The US Green Building Council - Los Angeles is launching the 2nd year of the Net Zero Accelerator to pilot and promote technologies that help make zero...

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED — SUBMIT BY 4/17!

Due to the challenges presented by COVID-19, we've decided to extend the Net Zero Conference abstract submission deadline to 11:59pm this Friday, April 17. While we understand that the situation surrounding COVID-19 is rapidly changing, the Net Zero Conference is still scheduled for September 14 – 16, 2020...

CalTestBed is seeking applications from entrepreneurs across California for prototypes ready for testing and validation.

Exciting news! On March 27th, New Energy Nexus launched the ...

CalTestBed is seeking applications from entrepreneurs across California for prototypes ready for testing and validation.

Exciting news! On March 27th, New Energy Nexus launched the...

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