eSim 2016 location selected!

We are pleased to announce that after a very successful and largest ever eSim conference in Ottawa earlier this year, the location for eSim 2016 has been confirmed to be Hamilton, Ontario. Together with the IBPSA-Canada board members, McMaster University has agreed to co-organize and host the conference. Stay tuned for details on eSim 2016 workshops, paper submission, and other opportunities.

Student travel awards to attend Building Simulation 2015 available!

Application procedures in both English and French

New job announcement available (link in right sidebar)

The biennial conference of IBPSA-Canada was organized to bring together professionals, academics and students interested in building performance simulation issues and applications. The eSim 2014 conference was hosted by Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario from May 7th to May 10th, 2014.

New grade of membership in IBPSA-World: Supporting Members

Supporting Members and Student Supporting Members are new grades of membership that offer the opportunity to concretely support IBPSA and to receive several benefits: a print subscription to the Journal of Building Performance Simulation, online access to the Journal, and the right to use the IBPSA Supporting Member logo.


For 2014, Supporting Membership dues are set at $120/year and Student Supporting Membership is $80/year. Dues may be paid via credit card or PayPal. For more information go to IBPSA’s Membership Management System.

IBPSA-Canada provides funding for Screening tool for New Building Design:

CaGBC LEED Energy Modelling Guideline available online.

A new opportunity for a bilingual PhD student at Carleton University:
PhD in modelling solar-seasonal storage systems (PDF)

The 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference will be held September 10 – 12, 2014 in Atlanta, GA. The conference merges the IBPSA-USA SimBuild and ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conferences. For details and abstract submission procedures, see

Two new opportunities available at Dalhousie University:
Funded PhD Building Simulation (PDF)
Funded Post-Doc Building Simulation (PDF)

Sign up now for your free IBPSA-Canada membership.