Tag: modeling

Construction Techniques

$500M Florida sports district to use digital twin modeling

September 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Cityzenith CEO Michael Jansen said efforts are underway to develop the model of the core project site and the surrounding urban neighborhood, which will encompass most of Orlando. “The result will be the most advanced and feature-rich 3D digital twin […]

Construction Techniques

Building information modeling for infrastructure: An engineer’s perspective

May 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

There have been tens of thousands of blogs over the years about Building Information Modeling (BIM). If we count other communication venues, the number is in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions. This is in no way a new […]

Construction Techniques

Can Digital Twin make project management more efficient?

April 24, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Yehudi “Gaf” Gaffen has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of construction management as CEO of Gafcon, the owner’s rep firm based in San Diego that he and wife Pam founded in 1987. Even as construction technology has […]

Construction Processes, Design

Data driven design: The benefits of building energy modeling

August 23, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

They say hindsight is 20/20. “If only we knew then what we know now, we would’ve done things differently.” While it’s always good to evaluate outcomes, what if there was a way to look into the future and avoid hindsight […]


Energy Department releases Updated EnergyPlus and OpenStudio building energy modeling tools

May 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. National Labs released updated versions of open-source whole-building energy modeling tools: the EnergyPlus engine and the OpenStudio software development kit (SDK) and application. EnergyPlus 8.9.0 includes the ability to accept input […]