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Application of BIM Technology for Building Performance and Sustainability Assessment

Understand how to apply BIM technology and the various tools available for environmental analysis.

  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    8 hours

Explore the tools and their applicability for evaluating building performance

In this course you will understand the policies and strategies driving sustainability of the build environment. We will analyse the key drivers for building performance and efficiency and evaluate the use of asset information models for long-term performance management.

From discussions and videos, you will establish the connections in the implementation of BIM over different disciplines and learn the value of BIM for your discipline. You will also follow a step-by-step workbook to set up the energy analytic model.

What topics will you cover?

  • Building performance management such as energy efficiency within building management and design
  • Cloud-based energy and environmental analysis such as Green Building Studio, Insight etc
  • REVIT Energy Analysis
  • Insight Lighting Analysis
  • Information sharing across energy analysis software

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Develop personal, technical and management skills that enable highly competent graduates to apply professional knowledge, skills and excellent practice across the world
  • Develop the critical skills required in Building Information Modelling, to help you enter into a modern digitalised industry

Who is the course for?

This course is for students who wish understand the policies and strategies driving sustainability of the build environment.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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