Topics

The conference seeks papers on topics involving the use for integration of modeling tools for better building design, performance, and operation. The topics for the conference include (but are not limited to)
  • Building acoustics
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Building physics
  • CFD and air flow
  • Commissioning and control
  • Daylighting and lighting
  • Developments in simulation
  • Education in building performance simulation
  • Energy storage
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Human behavior in simulation
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
  • New software developments
  • Optimization
  • Simulation at urban scale
  • Simulation to support regulations
  • Simulation vs reality
  • Solar energy systems
  • Validation, calibration and uncertainty
  • Weather data & Climate adaptation
  • Fenestration (windows & shading)
  • Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB)
  • Emissions and Life Cycle Analysis