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Material Properties and Energy Impact

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum


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Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of considering materials properties as part of a green design process.
  • Describe how the thermal properties of the building materials and assemblies are quantified and reported.
  • Specify building materials and their thermal properties for elements in a BIM model.
  • Evaluate the energy use impact of building material alternatives.
  • Understand how thermal comfort settings affect energy use.