Penn State Presentation on Early Power Modeling

Earlier this week I had the chance to current a small portion of Lake|Flato‘s early vitality modeling workflow to professor Rahman Azari‘s structure college students at Penn State. As we speak’s submit affords a short recap of the presentation.

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An Vital Matter

On a associated be aware, I’m on the AIA COTE subcommittee on Local weather Motion | Local weather Justice.

I’ve additionally offered on this matter to different college and numerous AIA COTE Working Teams (e.g. Philly, New Orleans, San Antonio).

The Class

Structure college students in professor Azari’s environmental management programs course had been the viewers… our subsequent era of architects! I offered remotely from San Antonio.

The Presentation

On this brief 55 minute session I give a high-level introduction to our workflow after which dove proper right into a dwell instance… utilizing Revit massing and Autodesk Perception (a cloud-based vitality modeling software for architects) we making a helpful evaluation of an eight story constructing, all created from scratch.

Lake|Flato operational carbon workflow
Perception outcomes – identical constructing w/ totally different use sort

The tip consequence was a entire constructing evaluation with a variety of enter values pre-calculated within the cloud; corresponding to window to wall ratio (WWR), constructing orientation, wall meeting, glazing, and HVAC to call a number of.

This early evaluation permits us to focus, first, on passive methods whereas the constructing kind and site are nonetheless fluid.

Case Research Instance

I even managed to share a number of slides highlighting a present challenge we’re engaged on in Montana. Within the design group’s energetic Revit mannequin, we’re utilizing a more moderen featureset to develop an vitality evaluation mannequin (EAM) which has a number of HVAC programs outlined (VRF, RTU, DOAS) and is calculated domestically (not within the cloud) utilizing Open Studio and EnergyPlus.


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