22 Jun '11, 6pm

Managing the Push and Pull of Energy Modeling Demand

Managing the Push and Pull of Energy Modeling Demand

Author's note: This post was co-authored by Cliff Majersik and Ron Nelson of the Institute for Market Transformation . “How many LEED points can I get? Do I quality for a specific incentive?” To energy modelers, questions like these sound like a broken record. Yet properly used, energy modeling can provide information that optimizes a building’s energy consumption, reduces life cycle costs and even reduces first cost. “As we strive for more efficient buildings, and our codes become more demanding, we are nearing the end of the road with how much we can squeeze out of the prescriptive energy codes,” said Cliff Majersik, executive director of the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT). “Increasingly, we are going to have to rely on performance based compliance, which will require building energy modeling.” Today, the two biggest drivers of increased modeling demand — buil...

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