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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 SF Bay Area Chapter webinar, held on September 13, 2017. Did you have a fantastic time in San Francisco during Building Simulation 2017?

building simulation, shoebox model, energy modeling, building energy modeling

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

This is a recording of a Denver Chapter webinar, held on July 20, 2017. Dr. Peter Lilienthal will discuss how the HOMER software tool works and use it to illustrate some examples of what microgrids look like both on- and off-grid.

Distributed Power, microgrids, BEM, building energy modeling

This is a recording of a NYC Chapter webinar, held on July 20, 2017. Join the International Living Future Institute for a discussion on the streamlined Zero Energy Certification program.

energy performance, net zero energy, Zero Energy Certification, Reveal high performance energy label, high performance buildings

This is a recording of a SF Bay Area Chapter webinar, held on June 22, 2017. This talk proposes a method for testing thousands of different combinations of water conservation and reuse options to allow a design team to quickly assess which configuration would be best for a project.

Water Parametric Analysis, Environmental Design, Energy and Sustainability

This is a recording of a Denver Chapter webinar, held on 5/18/17. Calculation of heat transfer from building foundations is a computationally intensive three-dimensional problem that can require several weeks to solve using current computing hardware.

building simulation, Kiva, heat transfer calculations, ground-contact surfaces

This is a recording of a NYC Chapter webinar, held on May 16, 2017, and is the third of a 3-part series about passive house standards.

passive house, PHIUS, energy modeling, passive house standard

This is a recording of a Chicago Chapter webinar, held on March 30, 2017. This presentation will focus on environmental simulations, including shadow analysis, solar irradiation, and daylighting.

shadow analysis, solar irradiation, daylighting, environmental simulation, energy modeling, BEM, computational design

This is a recording of a NYC Chapter webinar, held on March 16, 2017, and is the second of a 3-part series about passive house standards.

passive house, PHIUS, energy modeling, passive house standard, Passive House Planning Package

This is a recording of a NYC Chapter webinar, held on Feb 16, 2017, and is the first of a 3-part series about passive house standards.

passive house, PHIUS, energy modeling, PHIUS+ 2015 Standard, WUFI Passive

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 is a recording of an NYC Chapter webinar, held on 11/15/2016. During this session, our presenters will review various addenda to ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G, with a focus on Addendum bm.

90.1 Appendix G, ASHRAE, Addendum bm

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

This is a recording of a Boston Chapter webinar, held on 10/03/2016. Topics: Daylight Simulation in Practice, Daylight Simulation Research, and Heliotropic Shading Daylighting a Rare Books Reading Room with Electrochromic Glass and Parametric Analysis.

daylighting, daylight simulation, human-centric design, Heliotropic Shading Daylighting

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

This is a recording of an NYC Chapter webinar, held on 04/27/2016.

ASHRAE, 209P, building design, energy simulation

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

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

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

Speakers: Erik Kolderup, Principal at Kolderup Consulting.

building energy modeling, BEM, building energy simulation

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

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