ECO-RESPONSIBLE DESIGN - Net-Zero Energy Buildings

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BIM-enabled Set-Based Design

for Net-Zero Energy Buildings

“Net-zero” buildings are the new frontier for sustainability.  In order to realize these ambitious goals, we need to integrate technology (BIM) and process innovations (lean design techniques) so that we can effectively manage the comprehensiveness and complexity of these projects. 

Often, critical decisions for long-term performance are made too late or with poor information that compromises or constrains future options.  While “set-based design” provides a means for exploring multiple schemes simultaneously, it can only be done efficiently when certain BIM processes are integrated into a formal technology/information flow plan.  Collectively, these strategies enable teams to comprehensively assess energy, first cost, and lifecycle cost in schematic design to optimize sustainability-related decision making. 

Case studies from the 2011 BIMStorm and a federal design-build project are presented.

Speakers

Company Logo:

Name:

Andreas Phelps,

Name:
Andreas Phelps
Job Title:
P.E., Ph.D., Integrated Projects Executive
The Company:
Balfour Beatty
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Topic:

BIM-enabled set-based design for net-zero energy buildings

 

Andreas Phelps is an Integrated Projects Executive with Balfour Beatty, a large international construction firm.  Integrating his technical background in systems thinking for building envelope systems and his doctoral work in the application of lean production theory to information flow management, his work mainly deals with seeking out and developing innovative ways for Balfour Beatty and the AEC  industry at large to realize its collective potential.  He has given various presentations related to information flow management, sustainability, technology, and lean design and construction at regional and national conferences for the AIA, AGC, Design-Build Institute, and Lean Construction Institute.

About the Speaker:

Integrating his technical background in systems thinking for building envelope systems and his doctoral work in the application of lean production theory to information flow management, his work mainly deals with seeking out and developing innovative ways for Balfour Beatty and the AEC  industry at large to realize its collective potential.  He has given various presentations related to information flow management, sustainability, technology, and lean design and construction at regional and national conferences for the AIA, AGC, Design-Build Institute, and Lean Construction Institute.



New Ideas for Sustainability Design

Join this DESIGN [realized] Event to:

  • Develop a working understanding of the lean design technique of set-based design.
  • Evaluate how BIM technologies can be integrated to enable set-based sustainability analysis and design.
  • Utilize a framework for prioritized decision making related to sustainability.
  • Develop a means to evaluate and monitor life-cycle building performance.

Event Schedule

DESIGN [realized] offers building professionals the opportunity to participate in LIVE educational events taking place simultaneously in several cities across the US. Presentations by leading industry experts, given to a LIVE audience in the home city, are webcast to LIVE groups in other host venues.

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Mountain Central Eastern
 Welcome / Introductions 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
 Presentation 12:05 PM 1:05 PM 2:05 PM 3:05 PM
 Local Discussions 12:45 PM 1:45 PM 2:45 PM 3:45 PM
 Presentation 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM
 Q&A 1:45 PM 2:45 PM 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
 Adjourn 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
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Host an Event as a Local Venue

Our DESIGN [realized] Events take place in cities around the U.S by utilizing the latest techniques in online education.

We coordinate presentations from leading industry experts webcasts to groups of participants in local offices and venues anound the nation. By participating in one of our events, you will:

  • Learn how other building professionals from around the country approach a project 
  • Get new ideas for incorporating building processes and technology into your work
  • Share building methods and techniques that are applicable locally with other group participants
  • Hear interactive Q&A discussions among presenters and participants around the U.S.

Group Discounts

Inspire new thinking among your teams by exploring the ins and outs of how leading industry professionals achieve significant project goals. By participating in the program as a group, you will have time to share ideas amongst yourselves and the opportunity to interact with our speakers.

Contact Us for More Details

800-522-0554

designrealized@learnvirtual.com

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