One & Half Day Seminar
July 22-23, 2010

Location: 3410 Bldg, Computer Lab (Rm 110)

Address: 3410 S. State Street, Chicago IL 60616

Website: http://www.iit.edu/arch/programs/graduate/phd/activities/building_energy_s7.shtml

In this seminar, you will learn:

  • How to evaluate your BIM model (REVIT, ArchiCAD) using Autodesk ECOTECT
  • How to use ECOTECT, REVIT and GBS programs that will help you make better design decisions
  • The purpose and benefits of BIM, ECOTECT  modeling
  • When to use BIM, ECOTECT for improving green and sustainable design
  • How can we evaluate our BIM’s Sustainability using ECOTECT?
  • What is the most simple file conversion method for BIM and Sustainability?
  • Our new mandatory requirements (Job, Career) for BIM, GREEN Building and LEED
  • How to interpret and report their results
  • To understand the techniques and design principles for low energy buildings and the review of energy-efficient design strategies
  • To understand the interdependence of design, location, weather, and scientific factors in developing energy-efficient buildings
  • To acquire the simulation skills to research weather and contexts in the schematic design process and run simulation programs to analyze building performance