Ask A Modeler
Ask a Modeler is a new monthly advice and discussion column in the IBPSA-USA newsletter, think Dear Abby for energy modelers. We want to hear all your interesting, entertaining, or just plain odd questions about life and building performance simulation. Each month, we will match an interesting user submitted question to a selected expert to get their unique take. We hope that sharing these questions and insights will bring value to your work and possibly make you think about building performance modeling from a new point of view.

NOTE that questions requiring an immediate response should be submitted to the community of experts at If you are interested in replying to a question as a featured expert or have any other feedback about Ask a Modeler please email

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