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August 13th 2013 Meeting

Posted by Donald Franklin on August 5, 2013

HARUG Meetings are typically held on the SECOND Tuesday of each month.
Learn more about the Houston Area Revit® Users Group on our Meetup site: http://www.meetup.com/RevitHouston

Please make plans to join us at the August meeting …
BIM and Sustainability

BIM and Sustainability

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Time: Meeting starts at 6:00 pm

Please RSVP on our Meetup site ( http://www.meetup.com/RevitHouston ), no later than end of day on Monday, August 12th so there can be an accurate count for food and drinks (provided by Total CAD Systems, Inc.).

Location:
   PGAL
   3131 Briarpark, Suite 200
   Houston, Texas 77042
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   (in west Houston, in the Westchase District, 2 blocks east of Beltway 8, between Westheimer Rd. and Richmond Ave.).

Parking Information
Free parking is available onsite. Security and/or PGAL staff will escort you from the elevator lobby to the 2nd level.

Presenters:
Joseph Fong / Walter P. Moore

Description:
Do we have a treat for you this coming meeting!
Please join us in welcoming a close friend and colleague of Dat’s, Joseph Fong, RA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Associate at Walter P. Moore‘s Diagnostic Group.  Joe is a much sought after speaker traveling all over the continent giving talks about performance modeling for building envelope design.

The session title is a bit generic, but here’s the detailed agenda packed full of great topics, information and graphics.

Title: Building Performance Modeling Tools
Description: To understand how different modeling tools enhance the value of building performance (i.e. energy usage, daylighting, thermal comfort, and condensation, etc.) for the building envelope design and construction.
Course Objectives:
• Discuss the basics of building science for modeling tools
• Understand how Energy Codes influence the performance based design
• Identify which performance modeling tools are available for building envelope applications
• Recognize the appropriate performance modeling tools in different design stages

See you all at PGAL’s office!

Experience Level: All [All/Beginner/Intermediate/Advance]

Key Topics: Revit, BIM, Sustainability

Be part of a local community of Revit and BIM application users from beginners to experts. Get the most out of your software with access to our knowledge network. Since 2002, the Houston Area Revit Users Group (HARUG) has been the main resource in the area for users of Revit and other BIM related tools.

HARUG welcomes a change of scenery. If you’re interested in hosting a user group meeting at your office/locale, please send an email to rsvp@harug.org or make a post on our Meetup site ( http://www.meetup.com/RevitHouston ).

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