Education 02: Teaching to Fill the Gaps

Luisa Scambia, Christina J. Hopfe, Gerhard Zweifel, Curt Hepting
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This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 9, 2017. Building Simulation 2017 brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to share information about the state of the art in simulation tools and applications and to discuss new developments. The conference featured updates and insights regarding new research to improve simulation capabilities for advanced low-energy building systems, case studies from successful projects that demonstrate the key role that simulation plays, and ongoing efforts to enable compliance and building rating software to support radiant and other energy efficient systems.

Session Title: Education 02: Teaching to Fill the Gaps

Chair: Rajan Rawal


With Regards to Energy Modeling: How Does Student’s Knowledge Compare with Industry Expectations?
Luisa Scambia, University College London, UK

Understanding the Differences of Integrating Building Performance Simulation in the Architectural Education System
Christina J Hopfe, Loughborough University, UK

Teaching Building Simulation to HVAC Engineering Bachelor Students
Gerhard Zweifel, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

Professional Practice Guidelines for Energy Modelling Services
Curt Hepting, EnerSys Analytics Inc., Canada

BS2017, building simulation 2017, BEM, energy modeling, building energy modeling, HVAC, building performance simulation