Guidelines and Projects for Building Data Exchange Integrity

Play Video
Date of Recording:
Long Description

IBPSA-USA’s Building Data Exchange subcommittee is hosting a webinar related to raising awareness of some guidelines and tools related to building data exchange. The webinar will present the use case of ASHRAE Guideline 20, the use of Schematron for schema validation specifically focused on its use in BuildingSync, and a new development of a Schema Server to better enable transforming and exchanging building data between API-based applications. The webinar will last 60 minutes with time for Q&A.


Chip Barnaby, Self Employed

Chip Barnaby has been involved in building energy modeling and ASHRAE for decades. Formerly with Berkeley Solar Group, Xenergy, and Wrightsoft–Chip is now an independent consultant where he continues doing software development. Most of his work now is devoted to CSE, the detailed model used as the engine for California residential Title 24 compliance analysis.

Ted Summer, Devetry

Ted Summer is a software developer with experience in a range of applications from backend web development, application development, data pipelines and visualization. He has an M.S. in computer science at the University of Chicago with coursework and is currently working at Devetry on various buildings-related projects including BuildingSync, SEED, and URBANopt District Energy Systems.

Stephen Roth, Carmel Software

Stephen Roth is President at Carmel Software and is a seasoned serial software entrepreneur with broad experience in all aspects of creating and running a high-technology startup. He also serves as President of Green Building XML (gbXML.org) and have secured 1+ million dollars in funding from the US Department of Energy, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) organization, Autodesk, ASHRAE, and Bentley to further develop this open-source schema which allows almost 50 different building design software tools to share information, all in the name of designing more energy efficient buildings.

BDE, building data exchange, ASHRAE Guideline 20, Schematron, BuildingSync