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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Energy Modeler Certification.

Interesting... a whole new career field is being created thanks to BIM, green building, and LEED:

From GreenSource Magazine:

ASHRAE Certifying Energy Modelers
11/23/09
By Allyson Wendt


Beginning in January 2010, building energy modelers will be able to take an exam and become certified energy modelers. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), together with the International Building Performance Simulation Association and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, has developed the exam to test modelers’ abilities to choose, use, and interpret the results of energy modeling software... Continue Reading...