Webinar – Weather Data for Energy Modeling

The Chicago Chapter of IBPSA-USA hosted this free webinar on January 21, 2016 on the topic of Weather Data for Energy Modeling.

Every energy model depends on good, accurate weather data. This webinar will offer presentations from three experts to discuss:

  • How weather data files are developed
  • TMY (Typical Meteorological Year) data vs. AMY (Actual Meteorological Year) data
  • Confidence vs. skepticism in weather data
  • Customizing weather data for locations or microclimates
  • Selecting and using the “right” weather data file
  • Future climate impacts and weather models
  • Demonstration of Elements software application from Big Ladder Software and Rocky Mountain Institute (http://bigladdersoftware.com/projects/elements/)

The presenters were:

  • Joe Huang, White Box Technologies
  • Michael O’Keefe, Big Ladder Software
  • Ben Brannon, ARUP

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