IBPSA-USA January 2021 Newsletter

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January 2021 Newsletter
*Table of Contents:*

- *News
- *Events
- *Job Board

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*Fun and Games at Our Biannual Winter Meeting 2021*

The semiannual meeting of IBPSA-USA was held online January 14, 2021 across
three time zones. The night kicked off with an ice breaker followed by
introductions of our newly elected Board Members. This announcement was
followed by a rousing game of Energy Simulation Pictionary.

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*DOE Publishes Research and Development Opportunities Document for Building
Energy Modeling*

In November, the DOE's Building Technologies Office (BTO) published the
final version of its Research and Development Opportunities (RDO) document
for Building Energy Modeling (BEM). This publication completes a nearly 5
year process that included the release of 2 draft documents and 2 public
comment periods that generated over 800 separate responses totaling nearly
200 pages. The IBPSA-USA Advocacy Committee and its leadership collected
feedback on the DRAFT BEM RDO document and for continued dialogue with BTO
to help address industry and community concerns.

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*Sponsored Content - New Software Released: IESVE 2021*

*IESVE 2021* is available for download and includes a range of new features
including automation for ASHRAE Standard *90.1-2016 PRM* (Florida
Certified); an annual/hourly Thermal Comfort Tool for ASHRAE Standard
55-2017; a new Heat Pump model and visual upgrades for Spatial Daylight
Autonomy (sDA).

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Upcoming Events

*Jan. 28: A Delicate Balance: Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality in
the COVID19 Era - IBPSA-USA Research Committee*

In this talk, Van Den Wymelenberg will briefly illustrate historic
relationships of buildings and health, present novel research on techniques
to conduct indoor microbial surveillance, and elaborate on the relationship
between layered disease transmission risk mitigation strategies, energy
consumption, and to some extent building simulation. *Approved for 1 AIA
Learning Unit.*

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*Feb. 11: IBPSA-USA Research Committee Monthly Meeting*

The IBPSA-USA Research Committee meets every 2nd Thursday from 12pm-1pm
Pacific. Check the IBPSA-USA Calendar
for any updates or changes.
Please join us for our next meeting on February 11, 2021, from 12pm-1pm

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*Feb. 19: IBPSA-USA Education Committee Monthly Meeting*

The IBPSA-USA Education Committee meets every 3rd Friday at 10am-11am
Pacific. Check the IBPSA-USA Calendar
for any updates or changes.
Please join us for our next meeting on February 19, 2021, from 10am-11am

Learn More.

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

Senior High Performance Building Engineer/Analyst - Codes & Standards at

Building Performance Analyst / Engineer at P2S Inc.

Building Performance Engineer at Ambient Energy

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