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Research into the next generation of simulation tools and techniques is being carried out at universities, but much of this information is not transferred to the practitioners.

building simulation, building energy simulation

Join the Passive House Alliance Chicago as they take a deep dive into the historic Chicago residential market and explore what it takes to transform an 1890s balloon framed residence into a fully compliant PHIUS+ 2018 certified home.

passive house standard, passive house, PHIUS+, retrofits, existing building stock

This Research Committee talk will provide a background on Electrochromic (EC) Glazing and new ways of modeling and analyzing its performance. Specifically, multi-zone EC glazings provide additional operational flexibility and occupant benefits.

Electrochromic Glazing, multi-zone EC glazing, Multi-Zone Electrochromic Glazing, BEM, building energy modeling

This is a recording of a Chicago Chapter event, held on November 7, 2019 at 

daylighting simulation, daylight analysis, daylight simulation, daylight modeling, WELL, LEED

Want to know what attendees have to share about the IBPSA-World Building Simulation 2019 conference in Rome, or the 2019 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference (BPAC) in Denver?  Did you miss the conferences but want to catch up on what you missed?

BS2019, Building Simulation 2019, BPAC, BPAC2019, simbuild

This is a recording of a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter event, held on October 16, 2019.

Presentation 1: An Intro into Adaptive Thermal Comfort
Presenter: Gail Brager

natural ventilation, ventilation, Ventilation Design, thermal comfort, adaptive thermal comfort

Achieving substantial energy savings in existing building stocks is typically a result of accurate energy audits followed by retrofitting design and applications.

building envelopes, Building Envelope Diagnostics, drone, BEM, building energy modeling, existing building stock

The computational tools that architects use to design buildings often provide static representations of built environments, which do not account for the people who will inhabit the spaces and their dynamic activities.

research committee, human-centric design, human-aware building design

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 8, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, calibration, utility data, demand response potential, Residential Building Energy Models, Residential Demand

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, calibration, CO2 Sensors, Simulation-Based Occupancy Estimation, high performance building design, building energy models, Bayesian Calibration

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 8, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, building stock, Residential Heating Systems, retrofits, energy modeling, BEM

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, building stock, urban scale modeling, energy modeling, BEM

This is a recording of a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter event, held on July 23, 2019. This was a free event sponsored by Northshore, held at 

LEED v4, LEED, HVAC, data centers, BEM, building energy modeling, energy modeling

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 8, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, adaptive controls, Zone Level Occupancy Characteristics, Monitoring Analysis, Numerical Model Calibration, building energy systems

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, advanced building controls, EnergyPlus, VOLTTRON, heat pumps, Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostic, AFDD, Building Automation Hardware, building energy management

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, predictive control, predictive control modeling

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

stasio, simulation outputs, simulation graphics, Building Performance Analysis, BPA

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, BEM, energy modeling, building energy modeling, HVAC, building performance simulation

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, BEM, energy modeling, building energy modeling

This is a recording of a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter event, held on May 28, 2019. Please note that there were audio problems with the first presentation. If you'd like to skip to where to audio starts, please forward to 12:15.

thermal comfort, PPV, PMV, Predicted Mean Vote, Predicted Percentage of Dissatisfied, energy modeling, BEM, Indoor Thermal Quality Performance Prediction

This is a recording of an IBPSA-USA webinar, held on May 22, 2019.

building energy modeling, energy modeling, BEM

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, early design, modeling tools, daylight analysis

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, early design, LEED, OpenStudio, ASHRAE Standard 209, Building Performance Analysis

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, building design, Net Zero, net zero energy, passive house standard, thermal energy

This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 8, 2017.

BS2017, building simulation 2017, building design, net zero energy, resilient design, air supply distribution, building energy modeling, BEM

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