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OpenStudio Step By Step Training

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Save yourself thousands in wasted time and travel expenses and learn OpenStudio On Demand.

Plus, you will learn quickly without dealing with the disruptions of a classroom. This course takes 2 days in a classroom environment, but some superstar users have finished it in 4 hours with great results.

Start with a set of drawings and create an OpenStudio file. You will draw the 3D building and then take the model to completion by adding HVAC systems, plants, economics and more.

You will see exactly you how to complete a real project step by step.

There is no other training/tutorial that will teach you this much, this efficiently.

Import 2D Geometry
Create 3D Geometry in Sketcup
Add custom windows
Setup and view thermal zones
Set the weather file and location
Create schedules
Customize Construction Materials
Enter interior and exterior Loads
Define Space types
Assign Single zone systems
Implement VAV Systems
Create your own HVAC system
Customize output variables
Calculate and view results

Expertise Required: 

Beginners welcome but useful for intermediate users


Building Energy Simulators

United States
Major Capabilities: 
Training Services
Mac OS X
Reduced for Non-Commercial/Academic Use
Free To Try
Help and Support: 
Peer Support Forum
Third Party Support
Last Software Update: 
12 December 2017
Last Entry Update: 
28 August 2018
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