BIM Energy Automation

Business Challenge

  • Manual calculations, Manual modifications to design to accommodate results based on analysis.
  • Knowledge required to manipulate map data to generate required layout.
  • Less optimized calculations.

Solution

  • Automation of energy calculation based on Passive house design principles.
  • Automatic modification to Revit model based on the results from energy calculations.
  • Calculation of shading vectors for various weather stations using predefined NSRDB weather data.
  • Automatic building of roof layout based on data from Pictometry Java API including automatic detection of RTU and obstructions.
  • Automatic solar panel layout based on roof layout, obstacles and shadow area.

Business Benefits

  • Reduction of design cycle time by 50%.
  • Optimized design solution.
  • Faster design iterations.
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