Energy Simulation

Learn how to simulate the energy of a building analytical model.

graphical divider

What you'll learn

In this course you will learn how to use analytical models for running simulations. Increase your team’s productivity by leveraging a hybrid approach for building information modelling and energy analysis.

3 Lessons

Energy Simulation

Integrate data and run calculations

Energy Simulation

The energy simulation project is configured with generic templates and developed with building constructions according to local requirements. A simple HVAC system is assigned to run energy simulation calculations and evaluate the building performance data.

  • Checkmark icon
    Lesson 1: Create the energy simulation project
  • Checkmark icon
    Lesson 2: Configure thermal templates
  • Checkmark icon
    Lesson 3: Define building constructions
  • Checkmark icon
    Lesson 4: Run energy simulation calculations
graphical divider
deco-blob-10 decoration
deco-lines-4 decoration
Hello, I'm Jean,

As a director of Trailloop, I’m in charge of establishing the company’s vision while overseeing its daily operations. My educational background is in architectural technology and building science.


Frequently Asked Questions

Energy modellers developing building geometry for an energy simulation from a 3D design modelling tool. System engineers that use coordinated spatial models for designing systems according from architectural models. Architects that develop architectural design models in a collaborative and coordinated spatial environment with their engineering team.

The building modelling workflow requires a design authoring tool and an energy simulation application. The core process can be applied to many similar software tools, it is also tailored to suit each tool’s unique capabilities to assure interoperability stability while enabling new functionality to emerge.

The files exchanged from this process are imported and exported using the user’s local machine (desktop or laptop). The workflow uses files formats such as gbXML (Green Building Extensible Markup Language), IFC (Industry Foundation Classes), and CSV (Comma-Separated Values).

Still have questions? Get in touch

Ready to start?

deco-ring-1 decoration
deco-dots-3 decoration
arrow-up icon