Basic understanding of Windows. Knowledge of building modeling. Engineering background helpful but not required.
Mechanical, building, energy engineers and architects working for consulting firms, building owners and/or designers; Building and energy-code verifiers; CBIP application reviewers.
Basic information, envelope components areas and characteristics, characteristics of the building's HVAC, lighting and service water heating systems.
Energy consumption and energy cost of proposed design and CBIP reference building. Summary and detailed compliance reports.
EE4 CBIP automatically generates a reference building to verify compliance to CBIP requirements using the performance path approach. EE4 CBIP can also be used in non-compliance mode to predict a building's annual energy consumption and energy cost. User-friendly interface and on-line help. Includes default libraries of common building plants, systems, construction assemblies and materials, lighting elements, fenestration and operating schedules. Available in English and French.