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Ladybug Tools

January 29 @ 10:00 am - January 31 @ 6:00 pm CET


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January 29 @ 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Not set)


Enhance your skills and knowledge in environmental design using the free Grasshopper plugin Ladybug tools. The workshop is taught by energy engineer Mateo Barbero and architect and PhD researcher Adrian Krezlik from Dosta Tec, an engineering company specializing in sustainable buildings.

Day 1:
Introduction to climate modeling in AEC
Introduction to the Ladybug Tools (LBT): User Interface
Climate modeling
Energy Modeling in LBT: Rural vs urban weather model
Introduction to Heat Flow

Day 2:
Simple energy model
Energy Intensity and End-use. Carbon Intensity of energy sources
Detailed Energy Model: Systems, Program & People
Adjusting the Energy Model: Materials & their properties
Introduction to Thermal Comfort
Thermal Comfort Modelling

Day 3:
Daylight Physics, Sun Position, Radiation Rose, Local Daylight Conditions
Sunlight hours on the façade. Introduction to Daylight Modelling
Simple Daylight Autonomy Modeling
Adjusting the Daylight Model: Materials & Physics
Course requirements: Requires a basic knowledge of Rhino and Grasshopper.

Max. number of participants: 12. If there is no quorum, the course will be canceled 15 days before.

Educational seats are limited. Sign up now by contacting Verena!


January 29 @ 10:00 am
January 31 @ 6:00 pm
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