<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> </head> <body><div class="auto-created-dir-div" dir="auto" style="unicode-bidi: embed;"><style>p{margin:0}</style>Derek, <div><p><br></p><p>There are lots of different ways of combining temperatures and lots of indices - but they mask how systems actually work.  For instance most people - researchers included are re-programmed to understand the world as they have experienced in - so in heated and cooled buildings the wall and air temperatures are similar.  If you are to understand complex natural ventilation systems like windcatchers and how they work - then the difference between a high/low air temperature and its speed and the high/low radiant temperatures off walls are critical to their functions and understanding them.</p><p><br></p><p>So no - dont conflate all the factors, it makes us stupid designers pushed to seeing mechanical systems as sensible and loosing the ability to understand passive systems in their complexity.     If you need a measure - use air temperature and at the edges - high or low - then look to parallel affects like air speed etc.</p><p><br></p><p>My thoughts </p><p><br></p><p>Sue </p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><br><blockquote style="margin: 0 auto; padding: 0 2em; border-left:2px solid #00ADE5; white-space: pre-wrap "><br><br>------ Original Message ------<br>From: "Derek Clements-Croome" <d.j.clements-croome@reading.ac.uk><br>To: "Susan Roaf" <s.roaf@btinternet.com><br>Cc: "Haglund, Bruce (bhaglund@uidaho.edu)" <bhaglund@uidaho.edu>; "sbse" <sbse@uidaho.edu>; "Smita Chandra Thomas" <bluroc@gmail.com><br>Sent: Monday, 5 Oct, 20 At 13:58<br>Subject: Re: [Sbse] Ex: Re:  Alternative to Safaira<br><br> Hello Sue <div>Do look up Missenards résultant temperature which combines air and radiant temperatures Different systems display a balance of convection and radiants outputs. You select then the system that best meets your needs in the particular context.</div> <div>Derek<br> <br> <div dir="ltr">Sent from my iPhone</div> <div dir="ltr"><br> <blockquote>On 5 Oct 2020, at 12:22, Susan Roaf <<span class="wt_Email">s.roaf@btinternet.com</span><span></span>> wrote:<br> <br> </blockquote> </div> <blockquote> <div dir="ltr"> <div class="auto-created-dir-div" dir="auto" style="unicode-bidi: embed;">Dear All, <div> <p><br> </p> <p>Do you have a view on the relative importance of Radiant and Air Temperatures ? Which do you concentrate on - Which is more important do you think and do you have rules of thumb perhaps about the relative radiant or air temperature performances of spaces  ? What temperatures, Radiant or Air should be avoid or encourage?</p> <p><br> </p> <p>Sue</p> <p><br> </p> <br> <blockquote style="margin: 0 auto;padding: 0 2.0em;border-left: 2.0px solid rgb(0,173,229);"> <br> <br> ------ Original Message ------<br> From: "Pablo La Roche" <<span class="wt_Email">pmlaroche@cpp.edu</span><span></span>><br> To: "Smita Chandra Thomas" <<span class="wt_Email">bluroc@gmail.com</span><span></span>>; "Haglund, Bruce (<span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span>)" <<span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span>><br> Cc: "sbse" <<span class="wt_Email">sbse@uidaho.edu</span><span></span>><br> Sent: Monday, 5 Oct, 20 At 03:50<br> Subject: Re: [Sbse] Ex: Re: Alternative to Safaira<br> <br> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Hi Stefano</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> <br> </div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> I use HEED for a Master level class for non-architects at the Lyle Center and have used it for 2nd-year undergrad ARC students. For both, it has worked out well. It is very easy to use and I appreciate how you can visualize the effects of shade, passive heating,  and natural ventilation. Happy to share the lecture that explains HEED and the exercise they do with HEED. </div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> <br> </div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Best,</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> <br> </div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Pablo </div> <div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> <br> </div> <div id="Signature"> <div> <div id="divtagdefaultwrapper" dir="ltr" style="font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);background-color: rgb(255,255,255);font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;"> <div class="BodyFragment"><font size="2"></font> <div class="PlainText">Pablo La Roche Ph.D. LEED AP BD+C<br> Professor<br> Department of Architecture</div> <div class="PlainText"><span style="">Interim Director, Lyle  Center for Regenerative Studies</span><br> Cal Poly Pomona<br> </div> <div class="PlainText"><span class="wt_Phone"><span class="wt_Phone">909 869 2700</span><span></span></span><span></span></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div id="appendonsend"></div> <hr style="width: 98.0%;"> <div id="divRplyFwdMsg" dir="ltr"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif" style="font-size: 11.0pt;" color="#000000"><b>From:</b> SBSE <<span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse-bounces@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span>> on behalf of Smita Chandra Thomas <<span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bluroc@gmail.com</span><span></span></span><span></span>><br> <b>Sent:</b> Sunday, October 4, 2020 5:27 PM<br> <b>To:</b> Haglund, Bruce (<span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span>) <<span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span>><br> <b>Cc:</b> sbse <<span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span>><br> <b>Subject:</b> Ex: Re: [Sbse] Alternative to Safaira</font> <div></div> </div> <div> <div dir="ltr">Bruce, I'll share a link to this listserv when we release the Beta version of EDGE v3. <div>v2 is already available at <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fapp.edgebuildings.com__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xqQN-_d8lE-Rwp1KzUaZilCnVbbBVdHiMLphmW9u7LYod-9CALoQJubgH1GJMQ*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C0*7C637374545148698090&sdata=Oo4puqbyFpH8wVRzhVWwKcdlkvo1y0VhG4e4wx4DhtU*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJQ!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPSJdZssTQ$" target="_blank"> app.edgebuildings.com</a></div> <div><br> </div> <div>Sincerely,</div> <div>Smita</div> <div><br> </div> </div> <br> <div class="x_gmail_quote"> <div dir="ltr" class="x_gmail_attr">On Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 3:54 PM Haglund, Bruce (<a href="mailto:bhaglund@uidaho.edu"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>) <<a href="mailto:bhaglund@uidaho.edu"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bhaglund@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>>  wrote:<br> </div> <blockquote class="x_gmail_quote" style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.8ex;border-left: 1.0px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left: 1.0ex;"> <div dir="ltr"> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Stefano,</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Nice news on the school sketch-up license.</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Smita,</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> How can we access the version 3 beta?<br> <br> </div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Thanks,</div> <div style="font-family: Calibri , Arial , Helvetica , sans-serif;font-size: 12.0pt;color: rgb(0,0,0);"> Bruce</div> <div id="x_gmail-m_6323610285513927363appendonsend"></div> <hr style="width: 98.0%;"> <div id="x_gmail-m_6323610285513927363divRplyFwdMsg" dir="ltr"><font face="Calibri, sans-serif" color="#000000" style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><b>From:</b> SBSE <<a href="mailto:sbse-bounces@uidaho.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse-bounces@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>>  on behalf of Stefano Schiavon <<a href="mailto:schiavon@berkeley.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">schiavon@berkeley.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>><br> <b>Sent:</b> Friday, October 2, 2020 4:04 PM<br> <b>To:</b> sbse <<a href="mailto:sbse@uidaho.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>><br> <b>Subject:</b> Re: [Sbse] Alternative to Safaira</font> <div></div> </div> <div> <div dir="ltr"> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;">Dear All, </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;">thank you very much for the valuable feedback and suggestions. I was also unaware of EDGE and Design Explorer. </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;">Since I wrote this morning, I learned that if your university has a SketchUp license in your department or another one, then you can still get Safaira for free. <br> </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;">Have a nice weekend, </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;">Stefano</div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: arial , helvetica , sans-serif;"><br> </div> </div> <br> <div> <div dir="ltr">On Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 12:07 PM Smita Chandra Thomas <<a href="mailto:bluroc@gmail.com" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">bluroc@gmail.com</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>> wrote:<br> </div> <blockquote style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.8ex;border-left: 1.0px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left: 1.0ex;"> <div dir="ltr">Most welcome. Also, as a student of Murra Milne (in the 90s), I'm happy to hear you are using HEED, which is his baby. <div><br> </div> </div> <br> <div> <div dir="ltr">On Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 2:52 PM James Erickson <<a href="mailto:jperick1@asu.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">jperick1@asu.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>> wrote:<br> </div> <blockquote style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.8ex;border-left: 1.0px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left: 1.0ex;"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Stefano --</span><br> </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">For a class with minimal 3D modeling skills, I have often used BeOpt (<a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fbeopt.nrel.gov*2Fhome__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xkBUWPD1S7Sq_2_mQfeAkgwQp7fw5aXzO1vQPhbBVRPd_NFQPMx4VMKEOER0Bg*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C0*7C637374545148698090&sdata=fmNA7RrljYa6U1OdtPZ5krtssbl0PImLQXR7g4zRjl4*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSU!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPRih5uFug$" target="_blank">beopt.nrel.gov/home</a>)  and/or HEED (<a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fwww.energy-design-tools.aud.ucla.edu*2Fheed*2F__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xkBUWPD1S7Sq_2_mQfeAkgwQp7fw5aXzO1vQPhbBVRPd_NFQPMx4VMIs_fby7Q*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C0*7C637374545148708080&sdata=P5KBzQY*2Fr3JqE5OuTxM6bvfYKCZZug3fSAAaiDTy*2BKI*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSU!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPQbtjtL7w$" target="_blank">www.energy-design-tools.aud.ucla.edu/heed/</a>)  for simple, preliminary energy analysis and introducing the concept to students and novice architects. </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">Unlike other options, these tools do not have any monetary obstacles to their use (both are free) and are from reputable institutions. Modeling in these programs is simplistic, best for providing analysis of preliminary  residential forms however, there are abundant options for testing different environmental, construction assemblies, orientation, and equipment scenarios. Enough to keep a class occupied and complete a range of introductory assignments. BeOpt can provide a  means to test all of the subjects you list for your class.</div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">For an instructor and TAs, there is little time to set up files and demonstrate the tools to a class. Students can quickly start simulating results and testing hypotheses within minutes of installing. EnergyPlus  is used by BeOpt (not sure about HEED) as the simulation engine making the program well suited for energy and resource usage analysis but limited on daylighting. Data visualization is limited to simplistic graphics however, you can export an IDF file to be  run in other software such as a grasshopper HB/LB script or even EnergyPlus(!) and display output data in your prefered data viewer.</div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><br> </div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">BeOpt provides the means to run individual, parametric, and optimization scenarios with little set up time.</div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"></div> <div> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"> <div dir="ltr"><br> </div> <div dir="ltr"> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">Smita -- I was unaware of the EDGE software by the IFC. Thank you for bringing this tool to our attention.</div> </div> <div dir="ltr"><br> </div> <div dir="ltr"><br> </div> <div><font face="tahoma, sans-serif">C<span style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;">heers -- James</span></font></div> <div dir="ltr"><br> </div> <div dir="ltr"><br> </div> <div dir="ltr"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"></font></div> <div dir="ltr"></div> <div style="font-family: tahoma , sans-serif;"><img src="https://drive.google.com/a/asu.edu/uc?id=0BzLLgEFCoTwARlZQd1NZSFQ5ejQ&export=download" width="420" height="39" style="font-size: 12.8px;"><span style="font-size: 12.8px;"></span></div> <div dir="ltr"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"></font></div> <div dir="ltr"></div> <div dir="ltr"><span style="font-size: 12.8px;"><font face="tahoma, sans-serif"><br> </font></span></div> <div dir="ltr"></div> <div dir="ltr"></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <br> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <br> <div> <div dir="ltr">On Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 11:15 AM Smita Chandra Thomas <<a href="mailto:thomas@energy-shrink.com" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">thomas@energy-shrink.com</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>> wrote:<br> </div> <blockquote style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.8ex;border-left: 1.0px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left: 1.0ex;"> <div dir="auto">The IFC (World Bank) software EDGE might work well for your purposes. It calculates Energy, Water and Materials efficiency. It is FREE, and will always be, available online, and cloud-based — no need to download. <br> <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fedgebuildings.com__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xkBUWPD1S7Sq_2_mQfeAkgwQp7fw5aXzO1vQPhbBVRPd_NFQPMx4VMJxlOG7TQ*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C0*7C637374545148708080&sdata=LYFCC3iIp*2FGgnDkki*2FAyLbJMYyvHYE2BZRMchaohelM*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUl!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPQlwC1Pig$" target="_blank">edgebuildings.com</a> <div>app. <a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fedgebuildings.com__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xkBUWPD1S7Sq_2_mQfeAkgwQp7fw5aXzO1vQPhbBVRPd_NFQPMx4VMJxlOG7TQ*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C0*7C637374545148718068&sdata=XNEsQ21WmwBjMmy5KaBxSXL8CIhokg16lZpam9UnaE4*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJQ!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPQYSxRZAw$" target="_blank"> edgebuildings.com</a></div> <div><br> </div> <div>I use it to illustrate passive design concepts and such in my seminars. It does live calculations using quasi steady-state calcs at the back-end based on ISO standards. <br> <br> I work with the team as a consultant. We are working on version 3 which will include an ASHRAE 2016 baseline and US locations. We will release a Beta in one or two weeks, and the full version in December. In the meantime, I use Beijing to model DC, for example.</div> <div><br> </div> <div>Hope that helps. </div> <div><br> <div dir="ltr">Sincerely, <div>Smita</div> <div>—<br> <div>Smita Chandra Thomas</div> <div>Energy Shrink, LLC</div> <div><span class="wt_Phone"><span class="wt_Phone">202-556-3369</span><span></span></span><span></span></div> <div><br> </div> </div> </div> <div dir="ltr"><br> <blockquote>On Oct 2, 2020, at 12:53 PM, Collins, Tom <<a href="mailto:tdcollins@bsu.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">tdcollins@bsu.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>> wrote:<br> <br> </blockquote> </div> <blockquote> <div dir="ltr"> <div> <p>Stefano,<u></u><u></u></p> <p>Bob Koester and I at Ball State encountered the same issue this semester. It appears that the educational licenses are not being renewed and that students will now need to buy an annual license for $55. This is disappointing because I agree with you that  Sefaira was a great way to get students with limited modeling skills to explore simple energy use estimates. I would be curious to hear from the SBSE cohort about other software being used for simple energy modeling. I like Sefaira for its user interface.  Some suggestions I’ve received from colleagues and students are Open Studio, Insight in Revit, and Grasshopper with Ladybug and Honeybee. All seem less user friendly or useful for beginners.<u></u><u></u></p> <p>Best,<u></u><u></u></p> <p>-Tom<u></u><u></u></p> <p><u></u><u></u></p> <div style="border-right: none;border-bottom: none;border-left: none;border-top: 1.0pt solid rgb(181,196,223);padding: 3.0pt 0.0in 0.0in;"> <p><b><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;color: black;">From: </span></b><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;color: black;">SBSE <<a href="mailto:sbse-bounces@uidaho.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse-bounces@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>> on behalf  of Stefano Schiavon <<a href="mailto:schiavon@berkeley.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">schiavon@berkeley.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>><br> <b>Date: </b>Friday, October 2, 2020 at 12:27 PM<br> <b>To: </b>"<a href="mailto:sbse@uidaho.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>" <<a href="mailto:sbse@uidaho.edu" target="_blank"><span class="wt_Email"><span class="wt_Email">sbse@uidaho.edu</span><span></span></span><span></span></a>><br> <b>Subject: </b>[Sbse] Alternative to Safaira<u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><u></u><u></u></p> </div> <div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Hi All, <u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;"><u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Gail and I teach an introduction to energy and environment for undergraduate students. It is not a professional architectural program, and ~1/3 of the students do not have 3D software skills. Topics include  climate analysis, energy flows in buildings, thermal properties of building materials, thermal comfort, solar shading, daylighting, passive heating and cooling, indoor air quality, acoustics, and mechanical systems.<u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;"><u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">In the past, we used Safaira during lab time and for the final design project to perform some simple energy estimations. We explored the effects of building rotation, changes in the wall assembly, shading devices,  windows property, and infiltration rate). It seems that Safaira is not free anymore. Do you know when this change happened and if exceptions are allowed?<u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;"><u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Do you have any suggestions for alternative software?<u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;"><u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Best, <u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;">Stefano<u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial , sans-serif;"><u></u><u></u></span></p> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p><a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__https*3A*2F*2Fnam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com*2F*3Furl*3Dhttps*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fscholar.google.com*2Fcitations*3Fuser*3D2GJDqawAAAAJ__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xVdyUb6PPbqrkRbJYHDk8mRRXZa8QLno_3Wfqhj3o-X7TwhAuS2Rci1IzPgrPQ*24*26data*3D02*7C01*7Ctdcollins*40bsu.edu*7Cc7cb819a39054e89a16c08d866efff80*7C6fff909f07dc40da9e30fd7549c0f494*7C0*7C0*7C637372528266579147*26sdata*3DVd6woqNfHrN*2FCw41cVbUtSRWSCW0Blg9aqlpCqi2ujE*3D*26reserved*3D0__*3BJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJSU!!JYXjzlvb!xlgO2Rc_HlLoaIfMwl7E-rAI7Jnk8rLlFknbsfMcF5RNukcZUUPDD8PWkt83cA*24&data=02*7C01*7Cpmlaroche*40cpp.edu*7C0d6d48b764d746e1e90c08d868c59722*7C164ba61e39ec4f5d89ffaa1f00a521b4*7C0*7C1*7C637374545148718068&sdata=0uNeHyvqnI9a0flrCITN*2FniV3CZv6eZxmz6hf2dnGMw*3D&reserved=0__;JSUlJSUlJSUlJSUqKioqKioqKioqKioqJSUqKioqKioqKiUlKiolJSUlJSUlJSUlJSUlJQ!!JYXjzlvb!1V3qLbOE55Zyub66oKkqTXSBTJFG3FLt1Hy9nM6EfmPBCxsttzaliPRc75zfgQ$" target="_blank"><span style="color: windowtext;text-decoration: none;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma , sans-serif;color: blue;border: 1.0pt solid windowtext;padding: 0.0in;"><img alt="Image removed by sender." border="0" width="32" height="32" style="width: 0.3333in;height: 0.3333in;" id="x_gmail-m_6323610285513927363x_gmail-m_4438762933810717615gmail-m_-2356732234673353109gmail-m_3458123343577298986gmail-m_2466090709429262616_x0000_i1026" class=""></span></span></a> <span style="font-family: Tahoma , sans-serif;color: rgb(102,102,102);"></span><a href="https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__https*3A*2F*2Fnam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com*2F*3Furl*3Dhttps*3A*2F*2Furldefense.com*2Fv3*2F__http*3A*2F*2Fwww.linkedin.com*2Fin*2Fstefanoschiavon*2F__*3B!!JYXjzlvb!xVdyUb6PPbqrkRbJYHDk8mRRXZa8QLno_3Wfqhj3o-X7TwhAuS2Rci36m1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