Energy modeling is a simulation-based analysis tool that predicts the energy consumption of a building, process, or system under different conditions and operating scenarios. The goal of energy modeling is to evaluate and optimize the energy performance of a building or system by predicting energy consumption, analyzing various design options and operational strategies, and making informed decisions about energy-saving measures.
Energy modeling is typically performed using specialized software that combines information about the physical and operational characteristics of a building or system with local weather data, energy consumption patterns, and other relevant information. The software then calculates the energy consumption and costs of the building or system under various scenarios, taking into account factors such as heating and cooling loads, lighting, ventilation, and occupancy patterns.
The results of energy modeling can be used by architects, engineers, building owners, and energy efficiency professionals to optimize the design and operation of a building or system, identify potential energy savings measures, and evaluate the potential impact of different energy-saving strategies.
By creating various building design scenarios and comparing the results, our Energy Modeling Services provide a comprehensive evaluation of the potential impact of different design choices on the annual energy cost. This information enables informed decision-making to optimize the energy efficiency and performance of a building or system.
Energy Modeling offers several key advantages for green building design and operation, including:
Overall, energy modeling provides a valuable tool for improving the energy efficiency and performance of buildings and systems and supports informed decision-making about energy-saving measures.