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2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild

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2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild
Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA

Virtual conference REGISTRATION

Even though you missed the conference, you can still access the entire technical program by for just $129 ($179 for non-members).
The virtual conference includes almost 200 presentations comprised of some 120 papers and nearly 70 non-paper presentations.


Presentation Types include:

  1. Team Case Studies: Coordinated presentation from several members of high performance building design projects. The abstract should include a detailed description of the project, design goals, modeling challenges, performance benchmarks used and experiences from all stages of design, construction and operation. Also identify the team members and include brief descriptions of their role in the project and the presentation.
  2. Individual Presentations: Traditional seminar type presentation on topics of interest to the conference attendees. Presentation duration is 15 minutes.
  3. TEDergy Talk: Similar to the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talk presentations, TEDergy talk is intended to address a specific novel idea, new modeling technique, workflow, software utility or technology in a concise 10 minute presentation to generate audience interest and participation.
  4. Poster Presentations:  3-5 minute presentations of an accepted paper, utilizing a poster as a visual aid.

You may access many of the papers that were presented:


  • LowDown Showdown Modeling Competition

    The 4th Annual ASHRAE LowDown Showdown was held in conjunction with the 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA.

    See the LowDown Showdown Results