[Bldg-sim] TRAINING - LAST CALL! EnergyPlus and OpenStudio - Washington, DC; Salt Lake City

Peter Ellis via Bldg-sim bldg-sim at lists.onebuilding.org
Mon Jul 18 11:49:41 PDT 2016

This is your final reminder that Big Ladder Software is offering upcoming
training workshops for *EnergyPlus* and *OpenStudio* in Washington, DC and
Salt Lake City.

LAST CALL so register now!

*Washington, DC, July 25-27 at Catholic University of America*

This is a great opportunity to learn *EnergyPlus* and *OpenStudio* together
with our popular *EnergyPlus for Practitioners* workshop followed by our
new *OpenStudio Launch Pad* workshop!

*Register Now* <http://energyplus-washington-dc.eventbrite.com/>

*Salt Lake City, August 8-9 at SimBuild/ASHRAE conference*

Learn *EnergyPlus* and then learn about how the industry is using it for
real-world projects and cutting-edge research at the SimBuild conference.

*Register Now
*Details and registration with your SimBuild conference registration

See all upcoming workshops for EnergyPlus and OpenStudio

EnergyPlus for Practitioners

*July 25-26, 2016*
*Washington, DC at Catholic University of America*
Details and registration <http://energyplus-washington-dc.eventbrite.com/>
(Also register for *OpenStudio Launch Pad* on July 27!)

*August 8-9, 2016*
*Salt Lake City, UT at SimBuild/ASHRAE conference*
Details and registration (via ASHRAE)

*Workshop Description*

- Have you ever wanted to truly understand how to use *EnergyPlus* at the
text level?
- Have you been using *OpenStudio*, *DesignBuilder*, or another GUI and had
the need to peek under the hood to debug a problem or implement a measure
or workaround?

*This workshop should be a prerequisite for anyone planning to work with
EnergyPlus regardless of what user interface you choose.*

In this two-day workshop we focus on the needs of the energy modeling
practitioner in order to get you up to speed and highly productive with
*EnergyPlus* as quickly as possible. We cover the fundamentals of
*EnergyPlus* such as geometry and internal loads while rapidly ramping up
to advanced topics such as HVAC systems and controls. We guide you through
the complexities of the *EnergyPlus* syntax, input/output files,
documentation, and essential software tools including the *OpenStudio*
(legacy) plugin for *SketchUp*. Most importantly, we teach you how to use
the available resources to teach yourself going forward. Demonstrations and
hands-on exercises are used extensively throughout. By the end of the
workshop, you should be comfortable with creating, running, and debugging
*EnergyPlus* models.

OpenStudio Launch Pad

*July 27, 2016*
*Washington, DC at Catholic University of America*
Details and registration <http://energyplus-washington-dc.eventbrite.com/>
(Also register for *EnergyPlus for Practitioners *on July 25-26!)

*Workshop Description*

This one-day workshop aims to quickly launch you into the world of the
*OpenStudio* graphical user interface for *EnergyPlus*. We cover the major
features and capabilities of the interface including creating and editing
geometry using the full *OpenStudio* plugin for *SketchUp*, managing space
types and internal loads, and configuring HVAC systems and controls. (
*OpenStudio* measure writing is not covered.) Demonstrations and hands-on
exercises are used extensively throughout. Previous experience with
*EnergyPlus* is recommended but not required.
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