[Bldg-sim] IBPSA-USA July 2020 Newsletter

Steven Ayala sayala81 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 09:00:00 PDT 2020

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 July 2020 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.

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*Registration Open: Semiannual Summer Event, July 29 - An Online Social

Of course we can’t come together in-person as we might all prefer. However,
this year we invite you to attend our virtual Semiannual gathering. This
virtual get-together will be part informational, mostly social, and above
all lots of fun! We also need you to *submit questions for our Jeopardy
Attendees will break into smaller groups and test their knowledge of BEM,
IBPSA-USA and other related hot topics.

Learn More & Register Now.
*Register Today: 2020 Building Performance Analysis & SimBuild Virtual
Conference, Sept.29-Oct.1*

ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA will jointly host the annual Building Performance
Analysis Conference & SimBuild for 2020 in a virtual environment. The focus
of the virtual conference will be to improve the decision making process
through the application of simulation and modeling over the entire building
life cycle.

Learn More & Register.
*Public Review Open: ASHRAE Standard 205P*

A reminder that public review comments are now being sought for BSR/ASHRAE
Standard 205P, "Representation of Performance Data for HVAC&R and Other
Facility Equipment." The standard specifies data models and serialization
formats for equipment performance data for automated exchange of
information needed for building simulation. *Comments must be received by
July 28, 2020.*

Read More.
*Ask a Modeler: Are There Any Aspects of Buildings That Current Simulation
Tools Do Not or Cannot Address?*

This month David Goldwasser, Software Developer and Researcher at NREL -
Buildings and Thermal Sciences Center, replies: *"Dear Testing, The short
answers are yes and yes, which is why whole building simulation engines and
modeling tools are continually evolving..."*

Read More.

*Sponsored Content: Understanding ASHRAE Heating & CoolingLoad Calculations*

The ASHRAE Heat Balance Method was first defined as the preferred method
for non-residential Load Calculations in the ASHRAE Handbook—Fundamentals
almost two decades ago. The industry-standard Heat Balance (HB) Method has
a number of important concepts, three of which are highlighted in this
technical article.

*Read More.

See All News <http://www.ibpsa.us/news>
IBPSA-USA Education On Demand
 New Videos Added <https://www.ibpsa.us/videos/all>

IBPSA-USA Education Committee: Energy Storage Systems, DER, and

IBPSA-USA Research Committee: Automated 2D Heat Transfer with Grasshopper

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:
*https://jobs.ibpsa.us/* <https://jobs.ibpsa.us/>

Two positions as a University Assistant (PhD student) for five years at TU
Graz in Austria

Postoctoral Appointee - Building Scientist at Argonne National
Laboratory in IL

Building Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, IL

Upcoming Events <http://ibpsa.us/events>
*July 28: IBPSA-USA Boston Chapter July Meeting*

Join the Boston Chapter for their upcoming July Meeting, featuring two
presentations! Luke Troup will discuss "Incorporating future climate and
energy mixes in BEM," and Samira Ahmadi will present on "Building
Electrification: From Policy Making to Implementation."

Learn More. <https://www.ibpsa.us/ibpsa-usa-boston-chapter-july-meeting>
*Aug. 28: Smart Connected Homes and Connected Communities - IBPSA-USA
Research Committee*

In this webinar, Helia Zandi from ORNL will present a cloud-based software
framework that has been deployed in a smart neighborhood to optimize the
energy consumption of the water heaters, and HVAC systems, in a community
of occupied residential buildings.

Learn More.
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