Building Performance Analysis Using Interactive Multimedia Concepts

Publication Type

Conference Paper

Date Published

09/1992

LBNL Report Number

LBL-32257

Abstract

We describe LBLs involvement with multimedia concepts by discussing several modules of an advanced computer-based building envelope design tool. The qualitative and quantitative aspects of the building design process are accommodated within the same design tool which uses object-oriented programming procedures. This computer-based concept utilizes images (buildings, landscapes, models, documents, etc.), expert systems (knowledge bases, i.e., lighting design, site planning, WAC design, etc.), and data bases (design criteria, utility rates, climatic data, etc.) in addition to more traditional simulation models to evaluate building design alternatives.

Conference Name

1992 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Year of Publication

1992

Conference Location

Pacific Grove, CA

Call Number

LBL-32257