Building Simulation 2017 Highlights & Updates

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The conference is less than three weeks away.
If you are not yet registered, click here for information.

*Program highlights*
The program includes seven parallel sessions over three days. A few samples:

Custom tools and new approaches

- *Build Your Own Building Simulation Tool. *
- *Introduction to Open Web Tools Miniworkshop*
- *Let Energy Modelers Think Like Programmers. Let Programmers Think
Like Energy Modelers*

Communicating results

- *Technical Storytelling: The Key to Successful Communication*
- *Energy Modeling Output Framework; Improving Communication and
- *Building Performance Metrics for Evaluating Whole Building

Energy codes

- *Codes and Beyond - A View from Around the World*
- *Raising the Bar: Using Simulation Tools to Develop the Next
Generation of Energy Codes*
- *Streamlining Code Compliance through a Fixed Baseline Approach and
Automated Baseline Model Generation*

Lighting and Daylighting

- *Lighting and Daylighting - A Look Under the Hood*
- *Exploring the Next Generation of Window and Daylighting Simulation
- *Building Geometry Optimization with Integrated Daylighting and Energy

Natural Ventilation

- *Design and Simulation of Natural Ventilation Systems*
- *Predicting Effectiveness of Wind-Driven Natural Ventilation Strategy
For Interactive Building Design*

*Interactive program*
Explore the preliminary program of conference sessions online. Includes a
search feature to help you find names and titles. A smartphone app is also
under development.



Please note that the program is still subject to change. The final program
will be published July 26.

Workshop registration is open to all, even those who are not attending the
conference. More information is available here:

If you are already registered for the conference, you can add workshops
after logging in to the conference website using the password provided in
your confirmation email.


- New Features in eQUEST & DOE2.3
- Optimization of Energy Systems Using JModelica
- EnergyPlus for Practitioners
- Climate Data + Daylight Workflows with Ladybug + Honeybee
- Energy + Envelope Design with Honeybee OpenStudio + THERM
- Simergy Overview
- Advanced EnergyPlus using EP-Macro and Complex HVAC systems
- OpenStudio Launch Pad
- Simergy 101 ? How to Create Building Energy Models in Record Time
- DesignBuilder: Maximizing EnergyPlus Productivity, Optimization, and
- OpenStudio Measure Writing
- Introduction to TRNSYS
- Unlocking Advanced Design Exploration with High-Performance Computing,
Parallel Works
- Free IESVE Software Crash Course ? Solar, Daylight, HVAC & Energy

*Recorded conference*
Recordings of all presentations will be available online after the
conference to view sessions that you missed. Access will be free to
registrants for at least one year.

*Social events*
Sign up now while space is available.
Click here for social event information and registration

- San Francisco bike tour
- Wine-country tour
- SF Museum of Modern Art tour, with technical presentation
- Student/young professional dinner

*Single day conference registration*
The option is available to register for Building Simulation 2017 for just
one day at a 55% discount from the full registration price. To request
instructions for single day registration, email
BS2017registration at


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Hosted by the U.S. Affiliate of the International Building Performance
Simulation Association (IBPSA-USA).

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