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ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA conference releases preliminary schedule

July 14, 2014

A preliminary schedule has been announced for the 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, Sept. 10-12, in Atlanta.


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Chill Out: A Mechanical Study And Chiller Upgrades Revive School Infrastructure

Heating and cooling upgrades for a preparatory boarding school nestled among the trees in Pottstown, PA, wove together the best of 1950s innovation with today’s energy standards
May 1, 2014
The Hill School, referred to as Hill, was founded in 1851 as The Family Boarding School for Boys and Young Men.
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BIM-Revit available for Weil-McLain SlimFit boiler

April 22, 2014

Weil-McLain has officially rolled out BIM-Revit files for the SlimFit™ Commercial High Efficiency Condensing boiler.


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ASHRAE energy modeling conference seeks presenters

November 4, 2013

ASHRAE is currently looking for presenters to participate at the 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference.


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ASHRAE, IBPSA-USA to merge conferences

August 27, 2013

ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA have announced a joint conference that merges the IBPSA-USA SimBuild and ASHRAE’s Energy Modeling Conferences.


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How The Culture Of Inefficiency Is Outfoxing LEED®, ASHRAE, And Efficiency Programs

November 9, 2012
How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.
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Slim BIM: Getting Elephants To Dance

October 19, 2012
Two different specifications, the Army, and others are pushing building information toward the future.
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JBA Consulting Engineers Embraces Technology To Power Growth

January 11, 2012
Follow one firm’s path from committing to BIM to climbing a learning curve in using it to serve clients, and even on to taking an unusual step to fill what it sees as a need in the market.
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December BIM event coming to Washington

September 21, 2011
The National BIM Conference is concurrent with Ecobuild America and hosts a wide assortment of sessions.
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BIM and Educational Projects

August 1, 2011
In this overview of building information modeling, the authors review how BIM helped in three different projects, often with particular usage- and efficiency-based HVAC demands. While BIM’s space management skills can reduce costly changeorders and building design “clashes” ahead of time, in at least one instance, using BIM actually influenced the HVAC strategy for the better, too. See how HGA Architects and Engineers has used this to become a “model” firm.
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Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

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