This introductory course will provide you with an outlook on the landscape of information technology gaps between Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Building Energy Modeling (BEM) while interfacing with Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
The Trailloop educational program developed a roadmap to bridge the information divide using a data exchange framework. The information modeling workflow provides a robust integration to overcome data translation pitfalls and explores interoperability scenarios between applications.
We developed two approaches to address the BIM to energy modeling gap with our simple and detailed methods. Each application may serve you depending on the information quality input, but after significant feedback from our students and further development, we’ve identified an elegant blended approach which we will be launching this summer through our third online course. We invite you to join this introductory course where you’ll learn about our expanded vision for an integrated energy modeling workflow.
Jean Carrière works with architects and engineers to implement integrated workflows for productivity, precision and data quality. As an entrepreneur, he pioneered the data exchange framework for exchanging building information model data with energy modeling applications. His journey of discovery leads him to explore new frontiers of technology integration.
He is the President, and CEO of Trailloop, a Certified Engineering Technologist, a technical advisory board member for buildingSMART Canada.