Performance Huddle 2019


IBPSA-USA Houston Chapter

Hilton Garden Inn Houston NW America Plaza - 14919 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

September 20, 2019

Performance Huddle is an annual full-day symposium organized by IBPSA-Houston relating to building performance simulation. The speakers are building scientists,  architects, engineers involved in practice or academia. It is geared towards students, practicing architects or engineers and experts in the field. Early-bird tickets are now available!

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An optional 2-hour comprehensive workshop will be provided by Sefaira, SketchUp. Hariharan Natarajan and Niraj Poudel will guide you through what they call a “Quick and Easy Daylight Analysis for Architects”. All attendees should have a laptop with them at the conference. They will need to have a basic knowledge of buildings and familiarity with Sketchup. Information for software installation will be forwarded to your registration email. Places are limited, make sure you register on time. Contact Mili Kyropoulou for more details
The workshop will cover: 
1. The Basics of Daylight – concepts of illumination, luminance and terms/units
2. Shadow Studies in Sketchup
3. Daylight Availability in Sefaira
4. Spot checks in Velux Daylight Visualizer
5. Daylight Rendering Studies in VRay