The 5 fundamental modeling techniques provides you with a framework for modeling in Revit for a smooth integration in energy modeling using the gbXML data exchange format. You will also learn how to implement BIM project planning techniques using a BIM Execution Plan (BEP) to incorporate your project’s sustainability goals and energy performance targets. Then you will be able to report on those features during the integrated design process using BIM as a collaboration tool. You can also use this modeling process to identify steps to adapt existing 3D models for energy modeling integration – salvage the architectural models by reducing the level of detail and eliminate unnecessary elements for a smoother integration and avoid rebuilding from scratch.
As an educator and building performance technologist, Jean specializes in helping engineers and architects implement technology workflows that promote sustainable building design and ultimately reduces the carbon impact of the built environment. His expertise lies in advising industry on BIM to energy modeling techniques from the perspective of transferring data between applications.
Jean currently holds the position of Business Development Manager with IES for the North-East US/CAN region, as well as running his own online training business, Trailloop. Jean has pioneered the BIM-integrated energy modeling workflow and taught it in college programs, industry workshops, and to students all over the world with his online training course. He is also a technical advisory board member for buildingSMART Canada and the Green Building XML schema.