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ASHRAE Calls for Papers for Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild

September 26, 2017 — ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA have announced a call for papers for the 2018 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference and Simbuild.

September 26, 2017  By  Ellen Cools

The conference will expand upon the subject of energy modeling to include non-energy building performance analysis and simulation for professionals responsible for such work.

According to the two organizations, the goal of this event is to present the new techniques and workflows that will help researchers and practitioners make better decisions during the simulation and modeling process of an entire building life cycle.

The third conference co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, it will feature keynote speakers, invited speaker sessions, panels, presentations and the fourth ASHRAE LowDown Showdown modeling competition.

The conference is looking for papers addressing these topics:

•Buildings and Information Technology Nexus
•Modeling Advances
•Early Design
•Multiple Systems Modeling
•Big Data
•Health, Wellness and Comfort
•Energy Performance and System Simulation
•Codes, Standards and Compliance

Abstracts (250 words or less) are due October 23, 2017. You can submit a conference paper abstract here. Upon acceptance, papers (maximum eight pages) are due February 2, 2018.

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