31 Dec '14, 4pm

Joins us for @bglive Live Webinar on January 8th at 10:30PST on Shoebox Energy Modeling:

LIVE WEBCAST — Thursday, January 8, 1:30 pm Eastern Time Part 4 of Kjell Anderson's "Early-Design Modeling: New Tools and New Approaches" Most whole building energy simulations require a mechanical system design, making them unsuitable for early-design modeling. In response, architects and energy modelers are turning to shoebox models, with one or just a few zones. Why? Shoebox modeling can help you prevent the really big mistakes that typically happen on the very first day of a project: Your intuition and experience tell you that a certain assembly will save the most energy… but your intuition can be wrong. You want to use an alternative assembly, but you have no idea if it will save energy compared to other, lower-hanging fruit You start putting pencil to paper, unwittingly committing the project to energy schemes that may or may not make sense You interpret the client’s...

Full article: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/shoebox-energy-modeling-web...

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