IBPSA-USA August 2018 Newsletter

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August 2018 Newsletter

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*Technical Program Announced for 2018 Building Performance Analysis
Conference & SimBuild*

The program is bigger than ever and includes 185 presentations covering a
mix of research, best practices and case studies. The topics will be
compelling for anyone interested in analysis of high performance buildings
and communities.*View the program

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*Scholarship Winners Announced for 2018 Building Performance Analysis
Conference & SimBuild*

8 Students and 4 Young Practitioners were selected out of a field over over
70 applicants to win up to $1,000 in scholarship funds to attend the
conference coming September in Chicago.

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*President's Message - August 2018: Yes, it?s a mouthful, but it?s worth it*

I hope to see you soon at the Building Performance Analysis Conference and
SimBuild, Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA. (Yes, we are a group of
marketing geniuses with advanced degrees in conference-name development.) I
figured that a name like that calls for some background explanation, so
here you go.

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*Monthly Board Member Message: Dimitri Contoyannis*

If you are reading this newsletter, it's safe to say that you are probably
passionate about building simulation and think that all buildings would
benefit from energy modeling. But, not all building projects are utilizing
this analysis!

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*Member Spotlight: Sagar Rao*

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*Sagar Rao*, Building Performance Consultant at Affiliated
Engineers, Inc.

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*Abstract Submission Deadline Approaching for Building Simulation 2019*

The deadline for the submission of abstracts to the 16th IBPSA Conference
Building Simulation 2019 is *August 31st, 2018*. Do not miss the chance to
submit a contribution!

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New Videos Added:
IBPSA-USA Education On Demand
IBPSA-USA offers a growing library of educational videos and webinars, and
online access is currently*free for IBPSA-USA members*. Members who sign up
or renew before October 1, 2018 will continue to receive free access at the
current dues of $45 per year for the term of their membership, which may be
up to two years. *So sign up or renew today!*

Starting on October 1, 2018 the total cost of IBPSA-USA membership and
video access will be $100 per year. The IBPSA-USA Board of Directors
determined that the increase is necessary to help sustain this service to
the industry. They hope that you agree that this is a modest cost for a
valuable resource.

*Now Available: *

Two parts of a nine video series on Best Practices from Building Simulation

Best Practices 01: The Gap

Best Practices 02: Evaluation

*Don't miss past video uploads from BS 2017*:

*BIM 01: Modeling Complexity
BIM 02:
1: Computational Fluid Dynamics
2: Design for Natural Ventilation
Airflow 3: Analysis of Natural Ventilation

*Recent Chapter Event Recordings*:

What Developers Want (More Money) And How Modelers Can Help - Denver Chapter

ASHRAE Standard 209 and the Quest to Make a Difference - SF Bay Area Chapter

Below are just a few of the jobs available now. Browse current open
listings on our new job board, and sign-up to post your own:

Building Energy Modeling Engineer at LG Electronics

Software Support Engineer at Integrated Environmental Solutions

Energy Modeling Engineer at Bractlet

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Upcoming Trainings

*Oct. 2&4: Energy Modeling Best Practices and Applications - Online
Two-Part Course*

The seminar covers the fundamentals of building energy modeling and
explains how to use modeling to guide design decisions, with an emphasis on
HVAC. Integrating modeling into the design process from the programming
stage through post-occupancy and measurements and verification will be

Register Now.

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Upcoming Events

*Sept. 21: Houston Chapter Performance Huddle: A Symposium on Building
Performance Simulation & Envelope Design Practice *

Learn about energy optimization in building design, application of the new
ASHRAE Standard 209, occupant behavior in design and operation, and much
more. This forum is aimed at architects, engineers, vendors and students.

Register Now.

*Sept. 26-28: 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild *

The 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild,
co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, will be held September 26-28, 2018 at
the Hilton Chicago. The goal of this conference is to present new
techniques and workflows that help researchers and practitioners make
better decisions during the simulation and modeling process over a
building's entire life cycle.

Register Now.

*Other Events*
Sept. 12-14: Net Zero 2018 Conference - Net Zero For All

Nov. 14-16: Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago

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