Passive Design in 6 Steps: A Guide for Beginners

A common question for those just starting with performance analysis is “Where do I begin?” With so many options to…

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Why Rules of Thumb Don’t Work for Passive Design

Why Rules of Thumb Don't Work for Passive Design

If you’re like many architects, you’ll often begin a passive or sustainable design by using rules of thumb to decide…

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Four Schematic Design Studies Every Architect Should Do

The right analysis at the right time can provide important insights — and can help deliver a better-performing building at…

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The Myth of the Green Premium

Do green buildings cost more? Not necessarily. Here are just a few examples that are beginning to prove that high-performing buildings can compete on cost, be sound investments, and even come with no cost premium at all. Even better, the recipe for these results turns out to be remarkably consistent.

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Performance Based Design: Making the Most of Pre-Design

Sefaira’s robust analysis framework helps you develop an intuitive sense of your design, so you can respond to performance requirements creatively — as you would to any other design constraint.
New to performance analysis? Don’t worry. Our Knowledgebase has all the videos and resources you need to get moving quickly, and our Customer Success team is standing by to answer your questions.

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