IBPSA-USA November 2018 Newsletter

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November 2018 Newsletter

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*Voting Begins for the IBPSA-USA Board of Directors!*

Get your votes in now! *All fourteen board seats are open for election*, as
the full board is re-elected each cycle. The election of board members will
take place *January 12, 2019* at the IBPSA-USA Winter Meeting in Atlanta.
IBPSA-USA members have three options to vote: online (ballot will be sent
to all current members), by mail, or at the Jan. 12th conference.

See the slate of candidates.

*Sign-up by Nov. 30: IBPSA-USA Mentorship Program*

Whether you are a practitioner, developer, or a business owner, we
encourage you to join the Mentorship Network; a place to get to know your
peers and an opportunity to ask questions about career growth. *Mentee/mentor
applications due by November 30th, 2018.*

Learn more.

*Read all About the Chicago Chapter's Fall Meeting and Resiliency Hackathon*

The Chicago Chapter of IBPSA-USA held their 3rd annual fall member meeting
and SimBuild decompression on October 24, and held a Resiliency Hackathon
on November 8. See what their members are up to and view photos!

Learn more about the fall meeting.

Learn more about the Hackathon.

*Deadline is Nov. 30: Call for Nominations for IBPSA-World Awards*

The IBPSA-World Board of Directors is seeking nominations for awards to be
presented at the Building Simulation 2019 conference. The deadline for
nominations in the three award categories is *November 30, 2018*.

Read more.

*President's Message - November 2018: The Proper Care and Feeding of

The architect has a hard job. The architect makes an incredible number of
decisions in a short amount of time when designing a high-performance
building. The architect digests diverse input from a large team of
consultants. Performance targets such as the 2030 Challenge are just one of
many considerations...

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*Board Member Message: Dru Crawley *

My road to building simulation and IBPSA started early. My architecture
professor, who knew of my interest in computer analysis, handed me a
computer tape and said, try to get this program to run on the universities
computers. That tape was NECAP (NASA?s Energy Computer Analysis Program, a
predecessor to CALERDA and what became DOE-2)...

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*SimAUD 2019 Submissions Deadline Extended to Nov. 26*

SimAUD offers a platform that unites both researchers and practitioners in
the fields of architecture, urban design, urban planning, building science,
data science and beyond. The call for submissions deadline has now been
extended to *November 26, 2018.*

Read More.

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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*.

*Now Available: *

Parts 7, 8, & 9 of a nine video series on Best Practices from Building
Simulation 2017:

Best Practices 07: Changing the Profession

Best Practices 08: Designing the Whole Building

Best Practices 09: Creative Workflows

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

Best Practices 01: The Gap

Best Practices 02: Evaluation

Best Practices 03: Danger Zone

Best Practices 04: Views from Around the World

Best Practices 05: Communication

Best Practices 06: Digital Design

*Recent Chapter Event Recordings*:

BPAC and SimBuild 2018 Recap - San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Denver Chapter November Event: Student Presentations

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:

Commercial Buildings Research Engineer, Energy Modeler at NREL in Los

HVAC Modeler at Integrated Environmental Solutions in Atlanta

Associate - Portfolio Energy Optimization at Rocky Mountain Institute

See all jobs.
Upcoming Events

*Sept. 2-4, 2019: Building Simulation 2019*

Save the date for the premier international event in the field of building
performance simulation. An exceptional opportunity to share information
about simulation tools and applications, present and get updates about
recent achievements and new developments in the research, illustrate case
studies and share best practices.

Learn More.
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