MVD based information exchange between BIM and building energy performance simulation
Files in This Item:
|2017_Sergio_Annex_MVD.pdf||5.74 MB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
|Title:||MVD based information exchange between BIM and building energy performance simulation||Authors:||Pinheiro, Sérgio V.; Wimmer, Reinhard; O'Donnell, James; et al.||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11001||Date:||Jun-2018||Online since:||2019-08-20T09:57:54Z||Abstract:||The process of preparing building energy performance simulation (BEPS) models involves repetitive manual operations that often lead to data losses and errors. As a result, BEPS model inputs can vary widely from this time consuming, non-standardised and subjective process. This paper proposes a standardised method of information exchange between Building Information Modelling (BIM) and BEPS tools using the Information Delivery Manual (IDM) and Model View Definition (MVD) methodologies. The methodology leverages a collection of use cases to initiate the identification of exchange requirements needed by BEPS tools. The IDM/MVD framework captures and translates exchange requirements into the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) schema. The suggested approach aims to facilitate the transfer of information from IFC based BIM to either conventional or advanced BEPS tools (e.g. EnergyPlus and Modelica) through the development of a specific MVD that defines a subset of the IFC data model that deals with building energy performance simulation. By doing so, the potential of BIM-based simulation can be fully unlocked, and a reliable and consistent IFC subset is provided as an input for energy simulation software.||Funding Details:||European Commission - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Elsevier BV||Journal:||Automation in Construction||Volume:||90||Issue:||J. Comput. Civ. Eng. 30 4 2016||Start page:||91||End page:||103||Copyright (published version):||2018 Elsevier||Keywords:||BIM; IFC; BEPS; HVAC; MVD; Information Exchange||DOI:||10.1016/j.autcon.2018.02.009||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection|
Energy Institute Research Collection
Show full item record
This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. For other possible restrictions on use please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Other terms may apply.