Transforming BIM to BEM: Generation of Building Geometry for the NASA Ames Sustainability Base BIM
|Title:||Transforming BIM to BEM: Generation of Building Geometry for the NASA Ames Sustainability Base BIM||Authors:||O'Donnell, James T.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4706||Date:||Jan-2013||Online since:||2013-10-09T10:36:33Z||Abstract:||Typical processes of whole Building Energy simulation Model (BEM) generation are subjective, labor intensive, time intensive and error prone. Essentially, these typical processes reproduce already existing data, i.e. building models already created by the architect. Accordingly, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) developed a semi-automated process that enables reproducible conversions of Building Information Model (BIM) representations of building geometry into a format required by building energy modeling (BEM) tools. This is a generic process that may be applied to all building energy modeling tools but to date has only been used for EnergyPlus.||Type of material:||Technical Report||Publisher:||Simulation Research Group||Copyright (published version):||2013 Simulation Research Group, US Dept. of Energy||Keywords:||NASA||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection|
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