Modeling Energy Efficiency Block by Block

April 17th 2018

Evaluating buildings as a group, rather than individually, can help optimize energy savings in cities. To aid this effort, the Energy Technologies Area’s Tianzhen Hong has introduced CityBES, a data and computing platform that can assess energy 3D graphic produced by CityBESefficient retrofits for sets of properties and visualize their performance. He recently assessed 940 buildings in San Francisco. Read the full article in Science Trends.