Avoiding “Garbage In, Garbage Out”: A QA Guide for Architects

How can architects ensure that their building performance analysis results are accurate? As designers increasingly take on early-stage analysis, the…

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The 2030 Challenge: Updated Performance Target

By Kerger Truesdell

The 2030 Challenge asks the global architecture and building community to lower fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…

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Recap of Master Class #03: Building Science 101

By Kerger Truesdell

Sefaira quickly delivers robust performance data in support of performance-based design. But what if you don’t understand the data? You…

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Empowering Every Designer to Take On Performance

Sefaira building performance analysis learning website

Democratizing performance analysis isn’t just about making intuitive software. It’s also about increasing every designer’s understanding of performance.

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Six Metrics Every Architect Should Know (And How to Use Them)

How is building performance measured? Here are six metrics every architect should know how to use.

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Achieving the 2030 Challenge: It’s More than Target EUI

The 2030 Challenge establishes important targets for building performance — but setting targets is only the first step. This post describes four additional practices — training, wayfinding, tracking, and sharing — that can help your firm achieve these goals.

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