Topics and workshops


BuildSim Nordic focuses on a number of topics in the field of building simulation.

  • Building acoustics
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Building physics
  • CFD and air flow
  • Commissioning and control
  • Daylighting and lighting
  • Fenestration systems
  • Developments in simulation
  • Education in building performance simulation
  • Energy storage
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Human behavior in simulation
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
  • New software developments
  • Optimization
  • Simulation at urban scale
  • Simulation vs reality
  • Solar energy systems
  • Validation, calibration and uncertainty
  • Weather data & Climate adaptation
  • Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB)
  • Emissions and Life Cycle Analysis
  • Education


Workshops offer short presentations from key academic and industry experts followed by ample time for discussion or other interaction.

Workshops in the following fields are being scheduled (subject to change, more to come):

  • Energy system integration in communities
  • Daylighting in simulation
  • Digital twins: Digitalisation and performance simulation of MEP designs
  • Buildings and machine learning