“An interactive graphics environment for architectural energy simulation” by Pittman and Greenberg

  • ©Jon H. Pittman and Donald P. Greenberg




    An interactive graphics environment for architectural energy simulation



    An interactive computer graphics system has been developed for the architecture profession which provides a “design environment” for the evaluation of building energy consumption. The system includes an integrated set of graphic input tools which generate the geometric and attribute data necessary for the determination of thermal load in buildings. In addition, a comprehensive set of graphical output routines has been created to allow the designer to visually interpret the results of alternative design strategies.


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