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Greetings IBPSA Members, Energy Modelers, Architects, and Engineers:

With the rich history, culture, and research from the Madison area, ideas have been expressed to begin a local IBPSA-USA Madison chapter. I am writing to gauge the level of interest for a chapter in the Madison area and also to get the wheels in motion to start a chapter if there is enough...

Hi Architects/Building Science specialists, 

Here is the competition info organized by TESA (the energy simulation academy). 

Go to https://simulate.energy/ & click on "Competitions" link for detailed insight. For now, we've offered cash prizes worth of $3,000 plus which is subjected to increase....

HVAC&R professionals engaged in a meaningful exchange of knowledge and experience at the 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Houston. The conference took place June 23-27 at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel and the George R. Brown Convention Center.

The Annual Conference offered an extensive technical program with eight tracks and one mini-track, including...

The 2018 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard examines the efficiency policies and performance of 25 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries. We used 36 metrics to evaluate each country’s national commitment to saving energy as well as its efficiency policies and performance in the buildings, industry, and transportation sectors.

Germany tied with...

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is bringing new capabilities to lighting, in part because light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can be easily packaged together on a printed circuit board to form sources that are multicomponent and multifunctional. But the long-term performance of such systems hasn’t yet been fully investigated, despite the fact that next to energy efficiency, long...

Now and then we highlight one of our members and ask them to share with our community insights about themselves, their careers and the present and future state of energy simulation as they see it.

This month's Member Spotlight is Dan Weissman, AIA, Assc. IALD,...

The 2018 Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) Peer Review was held on April 30-May 3, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia. This sixth annual review encompassed many of BTO's active research, development, validation, and systems integration projects...

LBNL released the Modelica Buildings library 5.1.0, which is based on the Modelica IBPSA Library (https://github.com/ibpsa/modelica), and it released BuildingsPy 1.7.0 that helps automating Modelica simulations and development.

Modelica Buildings 5.1.0 adds a model for propylene glycol - water...

Registration is now open to attend the 2018 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, to be held Sept. 26-28, 2018 at the Hilton Chicago. This is...

IBPSA USA News – IES Contributed Article

With ease of use and faster simulation times at the heart of this release, IESVE 2018 brings greater capability and increased functionality that’s both in line with industry developments and in response to customer feedback. Here’s a rundown of some of its biggest new features…

A new Start-Page...

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