The Benefits of Building Energy Modelling
Industry Insights, Canadian Property Management | April 2020
Mohammad Fakoor, PhD, CEA, P.Eng. | Senior Building Performance Engineer
Building Energy Modelling (BEM) is a versatile, multipurpose tool used in both new construction and existing buildings. Now mandatory for all new builds in many jurisdictions throughout Canada, energy modelling can help inform decision‐ making at the design‐stage; show code compliance; achieve green building certification; and guide policy and code development as the world collectively seeks out new ways to reduce its carbon footprint.