IBPSA Education

International Building Performance Simulation Association has set up an education committee to promote educational activities in coherence with IBPSA’s agenda. Following are key mandates of education committee.


To identify education and training needs throughout the building simulation performance community including academia, private sector and government.


To initiate, develop, encourage and/or coordinate new education material and methods.


Offer training sessions to member as well as non-members.

As part of this, IBPSA has undertaken following three activities.


IBPSA offers webinars. They are:


IBPSA Education Webinar Series 3, 2021-22 is based on the 2nd edition of the book ‘Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation’. Each episode of the webinar will discuss the nuances of each chapter of the book. The chapter authors will provide insights into the subject and will discuss the latest developments in the subject.

IBPSA Education webinar series 2, 2019. During 2019, 12 webinars will be offered. The focus of this series is Building Performance Simulation (BPS) and the user. Seven webinars will be drawn from the special issue of Journal of Building Performance Simulation focusing on Building Performance Simulation and the User

IBPSA Education webinar series 1, 2016-17. (this will be hyperlinked to IBPSA Education Webinars). Between 2016-17, IBPSA organized series of webinars focusing on a book titled ‘Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation’. 14 episodes of first webinar series were offered by authors of each chapter of the book. Please visit IBPSA University Channel to view recordings of previous webinars.


IBPSA conference keynote collection series’. Intent of these special edition webinars is to share IBPSA’s regional conference keynote addresses and other significant lectures by eminent thought leaders in area of building performance simulation.


All webinars are free of cost. IBPSA makes announcement of these webinar on its website, on social media and to selected email groups. Recordings of IBPSA webinars are available on YouTube channel of ‘IBPSA University’


IBPSA Education committee is collating information on building performance simulation (BPS) education around the world. It is synthesising information on various pedagogy and curriculum followed in various academic institutes across the world.


IBPSA Education committee is also collecting case studies of real life projects where BPS have been deployed extensively to achieve exemplary performance.