Interview with Sefaira CEO Mads Jensen: new HVAC design product preview at AU 2014

On the heels of previewing a new product for heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) design engineers and showcasing its latest performance analysis tools for architects at Autodesk University 2014 in December, Sefaira’s CEO Mads Jensen provides an update on Sefaira and the state of performance-based design.

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Implementing Performance-Based Design to Meet a Growing Industry Trend

Performance-based design—using simulation or analysis data to inform design decisions—is on the rise. Improved capabilities and increasing demand are two significant factors contributing to this trend.

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Customer Case Study: SLATERPAULL | Hord Coplan Macht

SLATERPAULL| Hord Coplan Macht was asked to submit a proposal for a church project near Denver, Colorado. The design team demonstrated the impact of design choices against project energy goals in real time and the subsequent operational costs.

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The Great Unbundling of Energy Modeling

Every year, a few hundred energy modelers gather for the annual ASHRAE/IBPSA conference on building simulation. This group discusses the…

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Greenbuild Recap: Implementing Performance-Based Design

Last week, Sefaira’s team attended Greenbuild in New Orleans. This week, we’re sharing experiences from the conference that are particularly…

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Guest Article with Solomon Cordwell Buenz: Leveraging Performance-Based Design for Enhanced Design and Delivery

In this guest article, Duane Carter, Director of Sustainability at SCB, shares 7 tips for integrating performance into your design…

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Free Webinar: How 4 Leading Architects Are Winning Everyday with Performance-Based Design

Our panel of experts will present examples of the benefits of performance-based design and discuss how this approach is impacting different roles throughout their firms.

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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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Driving Firm Wide Adoption of Performance-Based Design

Leading organizational change is always challenging. The following eBook provides a strategic approach to driving firm-wide adoption of Performance-Based Design….

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Beyond Energy Modeling: Using Performance to Inform Design

Traditional energy modeling is too slow and detailed to provide meaningful feedback during the design stage. This webinar explores the alternative — performance-based design — and shows how you can use it to inform design.

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