Whole-Building Energy Modeling (BEM) is a multi-purpose, versatile tool that is utilized in retrofit and new construction design as well as compliance with codes green certification, eligibility for tax credits and utility incentives, as well as in the ability to control buildings in real-time.

Whole-Building Energy Modeling can also be used in large-scale studies to design codes for energy efficiency in buildings and to inform policies.

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BEM is a physics-based simulation software for building energy usage. BEM programs take as its input the description of the building's geometrical details, construction materials, and lighting as well as HVAC water heating, refrigeration as well as renewable generator system settings, components efficiency, and management strategies.

Additionally, it takes details of the building's use and operation. This includes the schedules for lighting, occupancy plug-loads, thermostat setting.

BEM programs BEM program integrates these inputs with data on local weather and employs the physics equations to calculate the thermal loads, system responses to these loads, and the resulting energy consumption, in addition to the related metrics of the comfort of the occupant and the cost of energy.

How BEM is used:

Architecture Design Architecture professionals utilize BEM to create energy-efficient buildings specifically to help inform the quantitative trade-offs between construction costs and ongoing energy expenses. In many instances, BEM can reduce both costs for energy and construction costs.

HVAC Design, as well as Operation Commercial buildings HVAC system, can become huge and complicated. BEM assists mechanical engineers in designing HVAC systems that can handle requirements for building thermal loads effectively. BEM also assists in the design and test of the control strategies of these systems.