Model View Definition for Advanced Building Energy Performance Simulation

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Title: Model View Definition for Advanced Building Energy Performance Simulation
Authors: Pinheiro, Sérgio V.Wimmer, ReinhardMaile, TobiasO'Donnell, Jameset al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11021
Date: 1-Oct-2016
Online since: 2019-08-21T10:23:11Z
Abstract: Recent demand for higher energy efficiency within the building sector has led to the use of Building Energy Performance Simulation (BEPS) tools. These powerful predictive tools enable investigation of environmental and energy performance for different design and retrofit design alternatives. However, integrating BEPS with Building Information Modelling (BIM) based building design tools still experiences limitations due to a lack of standardised methods of information exchange between these domains. As a result, this paper presents a Model View Definition (MVD) for advanced BEPS. In doing so this work enables a standardised exchange of data from BIM to BEPS tools, such as Modelica, using the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) standard. The entire process becomes available through the open source software framework emerged from the IEA EBC Annex 60.
Funding Details: European Commission - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
Type of material: Conference Publication
Copyright (published version): 2016 the Authors
Keywords: Building Energy Performance Simulation (BEPS) toolsBuilding Information Modelling (BIM)Model View Definition (MVD)Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)
Other versions: http://www.ibpsa.org/
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Proceedings of CESBP / BauSim 2016 - IBPSA
Conference Details: CESBP/ BauSIM 2016: CESBP Central European Symposium on Building Physics, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, 14-16 September 2016
ISBN: 978-3-8167-9798-2
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection
Energy Institute Research Collection

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