Kick-off meeting

April 21, 2017

Meeting agenda and registration for the kick-off meeting in San Francisco has been posted. The meeting will take place on August 5, 2017, co-located with the Building Simulation 2017 conference.

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GENSIM Scientific School - Slides posted

October 28, 2016

Slides, instructions and models of all training sessions from the GENSIM workshop are now posted at the workshop page.

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GENSIM Scientific School

October 24, 2016

Following the completion of the research phase of Annex 60 of the International Energy Agency’s EBC programme, IBPSA France in collaboration with Michael Wetter from LBNL invites you to participate in the GENSIM scientific school that will be held on October 24th until October 28th in Porticcio in Corsica (France) for hands-on training of Modelica, FMI, BIM and GIS developed within Annex 60, to present the main results obtained in Annex 60, and to plan for the upcoming IBPSA Project 1.

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Project presentation at the IBPSA-England BSO 2016 conference

September 12, 2016

Learn about the first collaborative five-year IBPSA-World project called “BIM/GIS and Modelica framework for building and community energy system design and operation,” which IBPSA-World approved to be conducted under its umbrella starting in 2017. This project will continue parts of the five-year IEA EBC Annex 60 project in which 41 institutes from 18 countries collaboratively develop free open-source software based on the Modelica, Functional Mockup Interface and Building Information Modeling standards. Presenters discuss the goals for the IBPSA project, explain the rationale for selecting these technologies, present case studies and discuss how to participate in this project.

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Project presentation at the ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016

August 10, 2016

Learn about the first collaborative five-year IBPSA-World project called “BIM/GIS and Modelica framework for building and community energy system design and operation,” which IBPSA-World approved to be conducted under its umbrella starting in 2017. This project will continue parts of the five-year IEA EBC Annex 60 project in which 41 institutes from 18 countries collaboratively develop free open-source software based on the Modelica, Functional Mockup Interface and Building Information Modeling standards. Presenters discuss the goals for the IBPSA project, explain the rationale for selecting these technologies, present case studies and discuss how to participate in this project.

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IBPSA Board approved continuation of Annex 60

December 10, 2015

On December 10, 2015 in Hyderabad, the Board of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) approved to start project 1 “BIM/GIS and Modelica framework for building and community energy system design and operation” in June 2017 for a duration of 5 years, run by the co-operating agents Michael Wetter and Christoph van Treeck.

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Draft workplan for IBPSA project 1 and registration form posted

May 17, 2015

The draft workplan for the continuation of IEA EBC Annex 60 as the IBPSA Project 1 is now posted. Potential participants are asked to express their interest by filling out the registration form.

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