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In this seminar, we critically discuss how annual metrics and other methods of daylighting analysis & simulation can help you understand how daylighting is conceptualized, collaborated on and executed in buildings.

daylighting, daylighting analysis, daylight simulation, LEED v4, LEED

This is a recording of a Denver Chapter webinar, held on August 17, 2017. Matt Duffy from Affiliated Engineers Inc. (AEI) will present on using the TRNSYS simulation software that has been publicly available for over 40 years and continues to use a modular, component-based structure to solve energy systems. 

energy systems, building energy modeling, simulation software, modular structure

View a recording of this webinar below, which was held on February 27, 2018. Learn more about Project StaSIO and the competition. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA.

Building Performance Analysis, building simulation, building energy modeling, energy modeling, output framework, Inputs, Outputs

The challenge of simulating airflow in buildings comes from the unique combination of complex geometry and boundary conditions and the intrinsic dynamics of the air flow, particularly when buoyancy force and convection are important - as they often are.

building energy modeling, building simulation, airflow simulation, BS2017, building simulation 2017

Anica is an advocate for the use of simulation in design, and considers it critical to HOK’s mission. Her talk will describe how HOK tracked both modeling costs and predicted energy savings for a selection of it projects over the course of several years.

building energy modeling, building simulation, Sustainable Design, BS2017, building simulation 2017

The webinar provides an overview on human thermoregulation, thermal sensation and comfort perception. Influence factors and performance indicators for the assessment of thermal comfort in uniform and non-uniform environments are summarized.

building energy modeling, building performance simulation, Indoor Thermal Quality Performance Prediction, thermal comfort

This webinar gives an overview of what is at the very heart of building simulation: simulation of the building envelope and heat transfer within individual zones.

building energy modeling, building performance modeling, Envelope, thermal load, energy performance prediction, Heat transfer

This talk addresses various aspects of people’s presence and behaviour in buildings and their implications for buildings performance.

building energy modeling, building performance simulation

The third webinar of this series was held jointly by Charles ‘Chip’ Barnaby and Drury B Crawley. This webinar describes the weather data requirements of Building Performance Simulation (BPS) applications, how those data are represented and their available data sources.

building energy modeling, building performance simulation, weather data

The second webinar of the series was held on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 by, Prof. Godfried Augenbroe. This session deals with identifying building performance in rigorous ways and making the role of simulations more explicit in design decisions.

building performance, building performance simulation, energy modeling

The first webinar of the series was held on July 21, 2016 and provided a general view of the background and current state of building performance simulation.

building performance simulation, energy modeling

The presentation is part of Building Energy Modeling 101. The presentation discusses life cycle cost concept and its application in energy modeling.

BEM101, energy modeling, life cycle cost

What could be different between assumed and actual performance? M&V helps you understand. Learning whether, and why your design phase energy model matches the real performance is the purpose of M&V.

BEM101, energy modeling, calibration, M&V, measurement, verification

What could be different between assumed and actual performance? M&V helps you understand. Learning whether, and why your design phase energy model matches the real performance is the purpose of M&V.

BEM101, energy modeling, M&V, measurement, verification

What could be different between assumed and actual performance? M&V helps you understand. Learning whether, and why your design phase energy model matches the real performance is the purpose of M&V.

BEM101, calibration, energy modeling, M&V, measurement, verification

This video is part of the online learning course video series: Building Energy Modeling workshop BEM101.

BEM101, building energy modeling, LEED, appendix G, ASHRAE 90.3, HVAC Controls, HVAC

This video is part of the online learning course video series: Building Energy Modeling workshop BEM101.

BEM101, building energy modeling, LEED, appendix G, ASHRAE 90.3, HVAC

This video is part of the online learning course video series: Building Energy Modeling workshop BEM101.

BEM101, building energy modeling, LEED, appendix G, ASHRAE 90.3, HVAC

This video is part of the online learning course video series: Building Energy Modeling workshop BEM101.

BEM101, building energy modeling, LEED, appendix G, ASHRAE 90.2, Envelope, Lighting, Commercial, Multifamily

This video is part of the online learning course video series: Building Energy Modeling workshop BEM101.

BEM101, building energy modeling, LEED, appendix G, ASHRAE 90.1

Speakers: Erik Kolderup, Principal at Kolderup Consulting.

building energy modeling, BEM, building energy simulation

Covers lighting, plugs loads and occupants. Addresses typical inputs and provides information about sources of typical input values.

BEM101, energy modeling, plug loads, internal loads

This is a recording a webinar held on August 21, 2017. The IBPSA-USA New York, Chicago, Denver, Houston, North Texas and San Francisco Chapters had a joint webinar session: Nordstrom Tower - Daylighting Study.

building energy modeling, daylighting, sunlight, skylight, Civil Engineering, Building Engineering

This is a recording of a Denver Chapter webinar, held on September 14, 2017. Did you attend the Building Simulation 2017 Conference in San Francisco and see some really interesting things that you want to share?

building simulation 2017, building simulation, energy modeling

This is a recording of a San Francisco Bay Area Chapter webinar, held on December 13, 2017.

Building Energy Efficiency, Building Energy Asset Score Tool, building energy modeling, BEM, building simulation

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