[Bldg-sim] IBPSA-USA October 2018 Newsletter

Steven Ayala sayala81 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 09:07:18 PDT 2018

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 October 2018 Newsletter


Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support! Become an IBPSA-USA
sponsor. <https://www.ibpsa.us/become-sponsor>

See all of our sponsors <https://www.ibpsa.us/our-sponsors>
*Record Numbers Attend 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and

The 2018 Building Performance Analysis and SimBuild conference held in
Chicago last month was a rousing success! With over 400 attendees
participating in over 60 sessions over the course of two and a half days,
this event was the best attended of its kind. Learn more and see photos.

Read More.
*IBPSA-USA Award Recipients Announced*

Every two years IBPSA-USA recognizes leaders in our field with awards, and
our most recent recipients were honored at the 2018 Building Performance
Analysis Conference and SimBuild, held Sept. 26-28 in Chicago. See the
names of the 8 award winners, and also check-out previous award recipients.

Read More. <https://www.ibpsa.us/awards>
*Sponsor Message: EDSL Updates and Reflections on the BPAC & SimBuild

This year’s BPAC & SimBuild was quite a success. It was filled with
informative sessions and enthusiastic attendees, making for great
conversations with brilliant colleagues. It sent a strong message about the
importance of BEM through all project phases...

Read More.
*Nov. 5 Deadline for IBPSA-USA Board Nominations*

Get your nominations in now! *All fourteen board seats are open for
election*, as the full board is re-elected each cycle. Members of the
IBPSA-USA Board of Directors serve two-year terms. Nominations are now
being accepted through November 5, 2018 for the upcoming 2019-2021 term.

Read more.
*Be a Part of the IBPSA-USA Mentorship Program!*

Whether you are an 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.

Read more. <https://www.ibpsa.us/news/be-part-ibpsa-usa-mentorship-program>
*Call for Nominations for Fellows of IBPSA*

The IBPSA-World Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the 2019
class of Fellows, to be recognized at the Building Simulation 2019
conference. The deadline for nominations is*October 31, 2018*.

Read more. <https://www.ibpsa.us/news/call-nominations-fellows-ibpsa-0>
*President's Message - October 2018: Modeler in the Middle*

Here’s a little story called, “Modeler in the Middle.” It's a story about a
big opportunity and about some big challenges that stand in the way. This
story takes place at a very interesting time for modelers...

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*Member Spotlight: Marcus Sheffer*

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*Marcus Sheffer*, Partner at 7Group, and President at Energy
Opportunities, Inc.

Read More. <https://www.ibpsa.us/news/member-spotlight-marcus-sheffer>
*Call for Submissions: SimAUD 2019*

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. A call for submissions is now open, and the
submission deadline is *November 10, 2018.*

Read More. <https://www.ibpsa.us/news/call-submissions-simaud-2019>
See All News <http://www.ibpsa.us/news>
New Videos Added:
 IBPSA-USA Education On Demand <https://www.ibpsa.us/videos>
IBPSA-USA offers a growing library of educational videos and webinars, and
online access is currently*free for IBPSA-USA members*.

*Now Available: *

Parts 5 and 6 of a nine video series on Best Practices from Building
Simulation 2017:


Best Practices 05: Communication


Best Practices 06: Digital Design

*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

*BIM 01: Modeling Complexity
<https://ibpsa.us/videos/listing/bim-01-modeling-complexity>BIM 02:
<https://ibpsa.us/videos/listing/bim-02-interoperability>Airflow 01:
Computational Fluid Dynamics
02: Design for Natural Ventilation
03: Analysis of Natural Ventilation

*Recent Chapter Event Recordings*:

"The Water-Energy Nexus and "Carbon-Emission based Building Systems Design"
Circadian Lighting Design with ALFA
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:
*https://jobs.ibpsa.us/* <https://jobs.ibpsa.us/>

Energy Modeler at Beyond Efficiency

Job openings in LBNL’s Simulation Research Group

Building Energy Research Eng., Post Masters & Post Doc Research Associates

See all jobs. <https://jobs.ibpsa.us/>
Upcoming Events
*Oct. 24: Chicago Chapter Fall MEGA Meeting & SimBuild Decompression*

Join the Chicago Chapter of IBPSA-USA (CHIBPSA) for our annual SIMBUILD
Decompression and annual fall member meetup held jointly with CHIBPSA ESP
and local IBPSA Student Chapters!

Register Now.
*Nov. 9: Facades+ Boston*

Be inspired by presentations and discussions with world-class architects
and researchers at the Facades+ Conference. It's an incredible opportunity
to catch up on the latest trends, materials, and methods pertaining to
building envelopes in Boston and beyond.

Register Now. <https://www.ibpsa.us/facades-boston-0>
See All Events <http://www.ibpsa.us/events>
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